12 Reasons To Love The Dwarf Fox

The dwarf fox, or island fox, just escaped extinction! Let's celebrate this cute creature's resilience and be thankful it's still around.

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4. They're comfortable with their "big fish in a small pond" situation.

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They're the smallest of canids but the biggest land animal on the Channel islands.

6. They hunt during the day 'cause they're not afraid.

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Unlike many foxes, they are not nocturnal hunters because their natural predators do not hunt during the day.