The fox-lizard was a warm-blooded, six-limbed Safeholdian omnivore, covered with fur, which ranged from a dull russet colour to a very dark gray. Most species of fox-lizard were capable of climbing trees.

They ranged in length from forty to forty-eight inches in length, have bushy tails approximately twenty-five inches long, and weighed between twenty and thirty pounds. (LAMA)