The fennec fox lives in the dry sandy regions of the African Sahara desert.
IN THE WILD – Fruits, insects, plants, eggs and small rodents
IN THE ZOO – Fruits, insects, rodents and canine diet
- World's smallest species of fox
- Large ears dissipate heat to keep them cool
- Hearing is so sensitive, they can hear prey moving underground
- Hairy feet protects them against hot desert sand
- Only weigh 2 to 3 pounds