Muscovites, often come across wild Fox in the city. the Animals live in large parks, walking on the roads and not even afraid to come into residential areas. Experts Mospeada told why these predators do not mind close proximity with people and how to behave when meeting with a Fox.

the Precise number of red inhabitants of the capital is not known. Animals move quickly, so one Fox can be seen in different parts of the city. Most often they occur in the southern part of Moscow: South, southeastern, southwestern and New areas, and natural areas in the West and East of the capital. For example, this year several litters of cubs seen in nature and history Park

According to experts, Fox choose the city parks for the convenience and safety. Here are no natural predators, as almost no natural enemies. The increase in the number of wild animals in the capital was facilitated by the mode of self-isolation, when the roads dramatically reduced the flow of cars, and parks have long been closed to athletes, residents with dogs and other residents.

Another reason to settle with people

While the animals are still wild and can be extremely dangerous to humans. Rabies among foxes Moscow rarely, because natural areas are regularly provoditsya with the pickup of drugs and vaccine. But aside from rabies from foxes can be infected with brucellosis, leptospirosis, ringworm and many other diseases.

Despite the appeal of red beauties, they come Close to the animal, make sudden movements or loud laugh next is not worth it — it can cause aggression.

Usually the first foxes do not attack people, but may feel trapped or trying to protect their offspring. No need to wave hands, trying to get rid of the animal, you cannot look in the eye and show the teeth — this can be perceived as a call to battle, and we should not turn our backs and try to escape. Best to just quietly stand and wait, when the Fox runs away, or back away, to retreat to a safe distance. If an animal has bitten, you must immediately go to the emergency room.

all animals with unusual behavior can be reported in a single help Desk by phone: +7 (495) 777-77-77. Then the signal will be transferred to the Department of natural resources. Here it is possible to report wild animals, located near children’s playgrounds and educational institutions, or injured animals.