The gray fox is a solitary hunter and eats a wide-variety of foods. A large part of its diet is made up of small mammals like mice, voles and eastern cottontail rabbits. It also eats birds; insects; and plants like corn, apples, nuts, berries and grass.
Do foxes eat birdseed?
It may be strange but urban foxes frequently eat peanuts, bird seed, and other food put out on bird tables.
Do gray foxes eat eggs?
Gray fox are considered omnivores, therefore they eat a wide variety of foods. Small mammals, eggs, fruit, birds, insects, nuts, berries, and lizards are some of their food choices.
Can I stop my Neighbour feeding foxes?
You should stop feeding foxes if a neighbour is finding them a nuisance. This should make sure that your neighbours do not take extreme measures to get rid of them. You must also remember that foxes can start to rely on you to provide regular food for them.
Are GREY foxes dangerous?
Foxes aren’t dangerous to humans, except when they are rabid, which is very rare. Although foxes sometimes succumb to rabies, the good news is that the fox strain of the disease has rarely if ever been transmitted to a human in this country. Luckily, post-exposure treatment is 100% effective if promptly administered.
Will foxes eat banana?
They will most likely go bananas for bananas (but must be fed with moderation). As a curiosity snack bananas might be acceptable, but since they contain quite a lot of sugar as well they are not recommended by daily basis.
Do foxes eat jam sandwiches?
Mr Hemmington said jam sandwiches left out for healthy foxes are the ideal light snack to attract them into a garden so they can be watched at night. Suburban and city animal lovers often make the mistake of leaving out piles of food for a hungry fox.