These small African foxes are poorly known.
Pale foxes live for no more than 10 years.
Body length: 40-45cm, Tail length: 25-30cm, Standing height: 25cm, Weight: 2-3kg.
Pale foxes are a pale sandy colour with a black tip on the tail.
They live in the Sahel region of Africa.
They prefer desert, thorny savannahs, steppes, and semi arid regions.
Pale foxes feed on insects, reptiles, small mammals and plants.
They are predominantly nocturnal and tend to be social.
Pale foxes have a gestation period of 51-53 days, after which they give birth to 3-6 cubs, which weigh 50-100g.
The 2000 IUCN Red List classify pale foxes as Data Deficient.