A red fox is a wild dog-like animal that is recognized for its reddish soft coat, white belly, black large ears and short legs. The tail is bushy and it ends with white bristles. The bodies are slim and long and they can weigh up to 8.7 kg (19.2 lb) or have a length of 50 cm (20 in). Foxes have narrow and long muzzles, black rounded noses and small, rounded eyes. The fur is soft, dense and of middle-length.