Foxes are shy animals which makes it difficult to keep track of them through the seasons. Many people wonder about the winter behavior and activity of foxes and specifically ask, “Do foxes hibernate in winter?”
The answer is, “No, foxes do not hibernate in winter. Foxes have many adaptations that help them survive winter with the two largest being the development of a thicker fur coat and the adaptation of their diet.
Let’s look at these adaptations in more detail as well as some other interesting facts about fox behavior in the winter.