Did this dog and fox just have a bad break-up, or does this fox always scream like this?
Foxes have a distinct cry as you’re about to hear, but maybe this one is just sad?
In any event, here’s what that sound is that you may have heard in the middle of the night going by your window or out in the nearby woods, and it’s a surprising thing to come out of such a small animal.
Interestingly enough the conditions for this video were just about perfect- calm, and just enough of an echo to really bring the sound out loud. Some juvenile foxes cry like this when their mother leaves them to hunt, sometimes a ‘vixen’ in heat will make a similar cry.
The whole issue of the dog is another thing, but it didn’t look like it was anything more than a case of a young fox thinking it had found a friend and then losing one.
Maybe foxes don’t like getting dumped either.