Red fox, Vulpes vulpes, kills a European beaver, Castor fiber, kit
Journal article, Peer reviewed
MetadataShow full item record
Original versionCanadian field naturalist 110(1996) No. 2, p. 338-339
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.