The fox is a member of the dog family with reddish fur with a white tip on the end of the tail.
Where do they live?
Foxes are mainly active at night but have been seen in the daytime, during the day they tend to lie in in thick cover along railway lines , in parks or in overgrown areas. Foxes have been known to use dens under sheds and sometimes they use floors beneath houses.
How do I know I have a fox in my garden?
There are a few signs to show that there is evidence of foxes these include:-
How do I get rid of them?
Unfortunately Exeter City Council does not offer a pest control service for foxes.
There are a number of things that can be done to prevent a visit from a scavenging fox such as :-
For further advice on dealing with foxes please refer to the following links:-