The red fox (Vulpes vulpes), largest of the true foxes, has the greatest geographic range of all members of the Carnivora order, being present across the entire Rüppell's fox · Corsac fox · American red fox · Wisconsin glaciation. by Hannah Schardt. This magnificent red fox looks perfectly at home in a golden fall meadow. But a red fox is also at home in leafy woods, on a frozen. The beautiful red fox, with its bushy tail and dog-like features, lives throughout the Northern Hemisphere. Foxes are heavily persecuted for fur, sport and 'pest.