Fennec fox is a small fox with large ears living in Sahara Desert. Fennec foxes are smaller than domestic cats, they grow up to 16 in. Their coats are sand-colored, so they can easily blend with the desert sand. Their large ears are very sensitive, they can hear insects walk on the sand. These cute ears and the friendly character make many people keep a fennec fox as a pet. They are very nice, active and playful – ideal friends.