Fennec Fox

Fennec Fox

The fennec fox is a member of the canidae family, which includes foxes, wolves, dogs, coyotes and jackals. Weighing an average of 3.3 pounds, the fennec fox is one of the smallest canids. Despite its small size, it has very large ears, which helps it hear predators and prey.

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1 USS Antiquities Discover the diversity of life from its earliest beginnings to the present. Learn how fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals have changed over time.
2 Diversity of Birds The earth needs a variety of plants and animals to remain healthy. Explore biodiversity by discovering dozens of species of birds in our free-flight aviary.
3 Adaptation of Animals Many animals have developed wonderful adaptations to survive.  Learn about some of them here!
4 Social Animals  Like people, many animals live in families for protection and to raise their young. Visit our families of meerkats, monkeys and apes.
5 Bird Show  During the summer months, experience our outdoor bird show featuring several different bird species.
6 Waterfowl View the many species of aquatic birds that live together in our pond communities.
7 Wildlife Trail Walk the llop through many natural habitats including the Helga Beck Asian Elephant Preserve, Penguin Coast and more.
8 Domestic Animals Meet the animals that have helped humankind for hundreds of years.  Don't forget to say hello to Cora the rescue dog while you're visiting!
9 Classrooms Zoo Camp, Edventure Academy and other programs are held year 'round in the classrooms at the Zoo.
10 Banquet Rooms The Rosamond Gifford Zoo is pleased to offer a unique event and meeting venue with full catering service.  Click here for more information.

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