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Do foxes eat snakes?

Do Foxes Eat Snakes? On occasion, some foxes eat snakes. Foxes are omnivores, so they get food from both plant and animals sources. Small mammals and large insects are the most common prey of foxes.

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Also asked, do foxes kill snakes?

There are some mammals which will catch and eat snakes too - bigger snakes will often eat the smaller snakes, it's a dog-eat-dog world after all, and foxes and weasels have been known to catch and eat ones they can easily overpower.

Furthermore, do foxes eat garter snakes? Garter snakes do not kill their prey with venom or by squeezing it. Predators that eat garter snakes are hawks, raccoons, mink, foxes and other larger snakes. If a garter snake is threatened, it may strike or bite. Garter snakes also release a greasy liquid called musk.

Also to know is, what animals eat snakes?

Hawks and eagles kill and eat snakes. In fact, snakes are the primary, or main, food source for some birds of prey. Mammals such as weasels and foxes eat snakes, and big snakes will eat smaller snakes. Poisonous snakes also have their predators.

Do snakes eat frogs?

The smallest of all snakes, the Thread snake, eats the pupae, or eggs, of ants and centipedes. The largest snakes, the Pythons and Anacondas, have been known to eat, deer and pigs! Most snakes live off of insects, rodents, birds, eggs, fish, frogs, lizards and small mammals. All snakes swallow their food whole.

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