let me introduce everyone to my favorite animal in the universe

some fun facts:

  • Found in the Sahara, fennec foxes are small, nocturnal mammals.
  • They are the smallest species of canid in the world.
  • Their ears are so sensitive, they can hear prey moving underground.
  • They grow up to 16 inches long and 8 inches tall. (adorable)
  • Their ears can grow up to almost 6 inches long.
  • Fennec foxes are the only type of fox capable of living in a domestic environment (other than the domesticated silver fox).
  • They are the national animal of Nigeria.
  • I want a million of them.
One more fun fact: inspiration for the fox character in Le Petit Prince