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. Red foxes live around the world in many diverse habitats including forests, grasslands, mountains, and deserts. They also adapt well to human environments. 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. Walker's Mammals of the World. In many habitats, foxes appear to be closely associated with people, even thriving in intensive agricultural areas. These vocalizations include yips, growls and howls. And its thick, soft coat keeps it plenty warm. Garden wildlife From badgers to butterflies and frogs to foxes, garden wildlife is both varied and surprising.