Cape fox
Appearance
Total length 86 - 97 cm; tail 29 - 39 cm; shoulder height 30 cm; mass 2,5 - 4,0 kg
Only 'true' fox in the subregion. Back and sides grizzled silvery-grey and neck, chest and forelegs pale tawny-brown to almost white. Throat usually white. Tail long and bushy and usually darker than rest of body. Ears long and pointed, brown at back and fringed with white hair at front.
Habitat
Open areas, such as grassland and arid scrub. Also wheatlands and Cape fynbos vegetation zone in the Western Cape, South-Africa.
Behaviour
Mainly nocturnal. Usually alone or in pairs. During the day it lies up in holes or dense thickets.
Food
Mainly insects, other invertebrates and rodents; also reptiles, birds, carrion and wild fruit. Rarely newborn lambs.
Interesting links
Wikipedia

Names
(en) Cape fox
(sc) Vulpes chama
(nl) Kaapse vos
(af) Silwervos