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O '''raposo''' ou '''golpe''' é un [[mamífero]] [[omnívoro]] de pequeno e medio tamaño que pertence a varios [[Xénero (bioloxía)|xéneros]] da familia dos [[cánidos]]. Os raposos son un pouco máis pequenosque un [[can]] doméstico medio, cun cranio achatado, orellas triangulares, un [[fociño]] punzante, lixeiramente virado cara arriba, e unha longa e espesa [[Cola (zooloxía)|cola]].
Twelve [[species]] belong to the [[monophyly|monophyletic]] group of ''[[Vulpes]]'' genus of "true foxes". Approximately another 25 current or [[extinction|extinct]] species are always or sometimes called foxes; these foxes are either part of the [[paraphyly|paraphyletic]] group of the South American foxes, or of the outlying group, which consists of bat-eared fox, gray fox, and island fox.<ref>{{cite book|editor1-last=Macdonald|editor1-first=David W.|editor2-last=Sillero-Zubiri|editor2-first=Claudio|title=The biology and conservation of wild canids|date=2004|publisher=Oxford University Press|location=Oxford|isbn=0198515561|page=49|edition=Nachdr. d. Ausg. 2004.}}</ref> Foxes live on every continent except Antarctica. By far the most common and widespread species of fox is the [[red fox]] (''Vulpes vulpes'') with about 47 recognized [[subspecies]].<ref name=Lloyd1980>{{cite book|last1=Lloyd|first1=H.G.|title=The red fox|date=1981|publisher=Batsford|location=London|isbn=0-7134-11902|page=21|edition=2. impr.}}</ref> The global distribution of foxes, together with their widespread reputation for cunning, has contributed to their prominence in [[popular culture]] and [[folklore]] in many societies around the world. The hunting of foxes with packs of hounds, long an established pursuit in Europe, especially in the [[British Isles]], was exported by European settlers to various parts of the [[New World]].