Human-induced mortality factors include shooting, trapping, poisoning, electrocution, road kills, and suffocation.
We are working hard to prevent this. The color and texture of the fur of kit foxes varies seasonally and geographically.
Mating usually takes place between late December and March and the median gestation period is estimated to range from 48 to 52 days. Many factors have contributed to the decline of the San Joaquin kit fox, but the importance of these factors has probably varied over time. Swift foxes eat rabbits, prairie dogs, ground squirrels, mice, birds, reptiles, amphibians, berries and seeds.
August Kit foxes live in underground dens, which they need to keep them cool in the summer and warm in the winter.