Module 2 • People and Culture: Culture Language
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When a fox mates, they occupy a territory of two to five square miles. They mate in the middle of
the winter. The females can bear two to eight cubs which live with the family until fall, when the
young foxes either leave or are driven from the territory. Red foxes are believed to pair for life,
which is about twelve years.
Your Questions to Investigate
Yu’piks believe that each animal has a special person within. How does this story illustrate that