Can Foxes Eat Duck Bones

Can Foxes Eat Duck Bones

Foxes are known for their scavenging habits and will often eat whatever they can find. This means that they will consume both meat and bones. While foxes are capable of digesting bones they should not be given to them on a regular basis.

Duck bones in particular can be a problem for foxes. This is because they are often very small and sharp which can cause internal damage. In addition duck bones can also splinter which can cause choking.

If you must give your fox a duck bone make sure that it is cooked and that the marrow has been removed.

What can foxes eat?

Foxes are omnivores.

This means that they can eat both plants and animals.

Their diet usually consists of small mammals such as rodents or rabbits but they will also eat birds reptiles fish insects and fruits.

Do foxes eat duck bones?

Yes foxes will eat duck bones.

They are able to crack open the bones and eat the marrow inside.


John.E Nelson

J.E Nelson has written about foxes on occassions more than one, and the works are being enjoyed by many readers over the world. He was formerly of the Zoology Department, University of Queensland Australia, and now at the Department of Zoology and Comparative Physiology, Monach University, Victoria.

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