Question: How Big Do Fennec Foxes Get?

Fennec fox

Animal

Do Fennec foxes make good pets?

Crate train them as foxes are nocturnal animals! They may be unpredictable if they’re allowed to roam freely while you sleep! The fennec fox or fennec (Vulpes zerda) is a wild animal but also considered a good pet. Experts say they are social animals and with the proper environment can be a good house pet.

How long do Fennec foxes live?

Though they grow up quickly, fennec foxes may live up to 10 years in the wild, and can live up to 14 years in captivity.

How much is a Fennec fox?

Fennec foxes cost approximately $1500-2000, and generally people will be placed on a waiting list for a year or more to obtain a kit from a breeder. Fennec foxes do not rehome well as they tend to bond with their first owner. Fennecs are adorable, enchanting creatures that many people think they can own.

What do Fennec foxes eat?

Fennec foxes are opportunistic eaters. They forage for plants but also eat rodents, eggs, reptiles, and insects. Like most desert dwellers, the fennec fox has developed the ability to go for long periods without water.