Coexisting with Foxes

Coexisting with Foxes

Fox sightings have become increasingly common on the island.  The NC Wildlife Resources Commission has published 3 informative articles that Town Staff encourages everyone to read (see links below).

IMPORTANT: The feeding of foxes and other wild animals is highly discouraged! Please do NOT feed wild animals for any reason! 


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Human Wildlife Interaction Hotline

This hotline will allow anyone with concerns or wildlife sightings to report them and speak directly with a biologist able to better assist them. 
You can access the hotline either via phone at 866-318-2401 Monday- Friday from 8 am- 5pm or email: [email protected]

Local Assistance

If you feel threatened by a fox or if the fox exhibits signs of rabies, such as aggression, stumbling and foaming at the mouth please contact the Ocean Isle Beach Police Department at 910-579-4221 or via tip411