The Sunday Mail (Queensland) - - NEWS - THOMAS MOR­GAN

SAY hello to one of Queens­land’s cutest new ar­rivals.

Three-year-old fen­nec foxes Kesi (pic­tured) and Zahra have spent the past two weeks set­tling into their new en­clo­sure at WildlifeHQ on the Sun­shine Coast, hav­ing moved from their for­mer home in Perth.

In the wild, fen­nec foxes are typ­i­cally found in north­ern Africa.

The two fe­male foxes are noc­tur­nal, but vis­i­tors at Wildlife HQ Zoo on the Sun­shine Coast will still be able to see the crea­tures dur­ing vis­it­ing hours, thanks to a glass view­ing win­dow into their den.

Wildlife HQ zookeeper Talia Max­well said they were hop­ing the pair would be­come more com­fort­able with the pub­lic over time.

“They are gen­er­ally not too high­main­te­nance, but we are try­ing to spend some time get­ting them set­tled into their new en­vi­ron­ment,” Ms Max­well said. “They are quite shy at the mo­ment.” She said they got a daily diet of veg­eta­bles, in­sects and a mouse or two.

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