Fox McCloud is the space hero commander in the Star Fox series. He is the leader of the Star Fox team. As his name says, he is an anthropromorphic red fox. He and his fellow teammates, Falco Lombardi, Peppy Hare and Slippy Toad are an independant mercenary-for-hire unit who patrol the Lylat System and take care of unwanted activity. Fox is also a great friend of Kyle the Otter, the leader of the FT Squad, and Simba, king of the Pride Lands.