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Lambs taken by foxes may have died of natural causes prior to being scavenged – it is worth trying to check this out before expending a lot of effort on control. There are a range of options to limit fox damage. Contact the Wildlife Licensing Unit on 0845 6014523 or email: wildlife@naturalengland.org.uk please state your county.

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