Amazon rainforest

Aerial view of the Amazon rainforest, near Manaus – By Neil Palmer/CIATFlickr, CC BY-SA 2.0, Link

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Urban foxes roaming the streets of London

Ayres Street, Southwark – By Duncan Harris from Nottingham, UK (Fox Trot) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Today, Britain is home to about 33,000 urban foxes, with about 10,000 of them living in London. As Britain’s suburbs pushed deep into the fox’s natural habitat many foxes in turn headed for the inner city.
They have adapted well to these environments, taking advantage of man-made features such as houses and gardens. For food, they take advantage of food thrown away by humans. In some cases, human residents will feed foxes that frequent their local area. In this sense, a relationship has been established in which foxes have become comfortable toward the humans who do not much mind the presence of the foxes.

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