There are many species of fox in California, including the native gray fox, San Joaquin kit fox, and Sierra Nevada red fox. These fox species may be seen in diverse habitats statewide. Foxes provide many ecosystem benefits helping control rodent and other small prey populations, such as squirrels and rabbits.
Foxes are intelligent, curious, and highly intelligent. Do not feed a fox. They are at risk of food conditioning or habituation to people.