FAS­CI­NAT­ING FACTS

The Scots Magazine - - Wild About Scotland -

Foxes are known for their cun­ning and abil­ity to evade cap­ture. Hence the ex­pres­sion “you’ve been out­foxed”.

Male foxes are know as dogs, fe­males as vixen. The col­lec­tive name for foxes is skulk, leash or earth.

In Asian folk­lore, foxes were be­lieved to be a spirit possessed of magic pow­ers.

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