Red fox, Vulpes vulpes, kills a European beaver, Castor fiber, kit
Kile, Nils B.
Nakken, Petter J.
- Publisher: Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club
485 | Beavers | Foxes
We observed an adult Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) attack, kill and partially consume a 2-month-old female kit European Beaver (Castor fiber) near its lodge in Norway. The inner organs were consumed first. One adult beaver apparently attempted to frighten the fox away by tail-slapping.