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Wildlife Commission: Fox Sightings Are Rising


Last updated 6/24/2019 at 3:26pm

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Seeing foxes during the day recently? If so, it is likely because kit-rearing season is peaking.

Young foxes, called kits or pups, are maturing and spending more time outside of the den, making sightings more likely.

For homeowners and others concerned about foxes and their kits being too close for comfort, biologists with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advise them to remove all food attractants from around a home and to use non-lethal deterrents to encourage foxes to leave on their own.

"This time of year people are seeing families of foxes roaming around, exploring their envir...

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