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Why do fennec foxes have long tails?

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Why do fennec foxes have long tails?

The Fennec Fox:

The fennec fox is the smallest of all the fox species. Weighing only about three pounds, the fennec fox is less than 16 inches long with 12 inch tail.

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Fennec foxes have such long tails because they help them thermoregulate in the desert and helps them balance. Although the desert is known for being...

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Fennec Fox Facts: Lesson for Kids
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This lesson will teach you about a kind of fox called the fennec fox. You will learn where they live, what they eat and some other cool facts about this interesting animal.


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