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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 31.3 February 2020

Time to stop vilifying the urban Fox

By - Stephen Harris

The urban Fox has a bad reputation. Many of us are familiar with the myths and misinformation surrounding this species, such as its apparent boldness or inclination to attack pets. Using a clear understanding of their ecology and behaviour, Stephen Harris rebuts these myths and discusses our coexistence with the urban Fox.

When I started studying foxes in the 1960s, hunting books and anecdotes were the main source of information, but in the last half-century the Fox Vulpes vulpes has become one of the best-studied British mammals.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist