A deer-fox (can also be written as "deer fox" or "deerfox") is a small, furry creature resembling, as the name suggests, a cross between and deer and a fox. More specifically; they have the head, body and tail of a fox, but with antlers and hoofed feet like a deer.
In the graphic novels, animated series and novelization, only a single specimen is ever seen; Hilda's pet deer-fox Twig. When Frida first sees him in "Chapter 4: The Sparrow Scouts", she refers to him as a deerfox, suggesting there are more that simply haven't been seen yet.
Not much is known of the deer-fox species. It seems to originate from the wilderness, possibly a forest. Like previously mentioned, Hilda's pet deer-fox Twig is the only known specimen in existence.
- Twig (only currently known specimen)
- In the animated series, David has said that Twig's antlers are pointy, and they held their own against a garden spade, implying that they are stronger than they look. This is presumably true for all deer-fox.