The Fennec Fox
Where You might find them
Fennec Foxes live in certain places in north Africa at the Sahara desert.
The Fennec Fox can survive a long period of time without WATER because they have adapted to live in the desert!
Canid Is the proper way to say the Fennec family and not just like OMG FENNEC FOXES!!
Kingdom Animalia: All animals except sponges are made up of cells organized into tissues. Animals in this kingdom move very fast and they are capable of complex and relatively rapid movement compared to plants and other organisms. This Kingdom contains animals as BIG as a whale and as SMALL as insects.
Phylum: Fennec Foxes are part of a group class called chordates that are organisms with a structure named notochord. Some of their characteristics are: The Bilateral Symmetry, The Fennec Foxes have the three germ layer, and they have a segmented body.
Subphylum: Fennec Foxes are Vertebrates which also include fish, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and mammals. They share something called a vertebral column, or the chain of bony elements. The Fennec Fox has a replacement for the notochord.
Class: Fennec Foxes are in the mammal class which animals in that class produce milk for their babies. The mammal share 3 characteristics 1 is hair, 2 is the three middle ear bones and 3rd is well the milk.
Order: The Fennec Fox is in the class mammalia but that class includes about 5000 species placed in 26 ORDERS! The Systematists don't yet agree on the exact number for the order and families. Other orders include bats, marsupial mammals, primates, dolphins and whales.
Family: This family is represented by 14 genera and 34 species. The Fennec Fox are primarily medium-sized flesh eaters. They can kill their prey by grabbing the neck and tackling them to the ground. Due to their habitat the Fennec Fox has adapted more for endurance than speed.
Genus: Their Genus name is Vulpes.
Species: Fennec Fox are in the family canidae which include Coyotes, dogs, foxes, jackals, and wolves. This family represents 14 genera with 34 species. The Fennec Fox lives with their family also each family is up to 10 Fennec Foxes per family. Fennec Foxes prove that they can play remarkably agile for their small structures.