Fennec fox (Vulpes zerda) ‘Sultan’ tied up in front of a tourist shop in the souk, Douz, Kebili Governorate. Tunisia. Unwittingly, tourists support the capture of fennec fox cubs from the wild by paying to take photos or even purchasing them, illegally, as pets. Foxes used as tourist attractions often exhibit signs of stress and aggression and die prematurely. April 2013.