The corsac fox (Vulpes corsac) is a species of fox.
Range and habitat
This fox lives in the steppes and semi-desert of central and northeast Asia. They are found in large area of central Asia including Turkistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mongolia, Transbaikalia, northern Manchuria and parts of Russia.
It is gray to gray-red in color with silver undertones. It has white under the chin. Length of head and body is 19.69 to 23.62 in (50 to 60 cm). The tail length is 8.66 to 13.78 in (22 to 35 cm). For a fox it has small teeth.
They are omnivore, eating small animals, birds, reptiles, insects & plants.
Reproduction and life cycle
Mating season is around January. Its pregnancy period is about 8 weeks. They have litters between two and six young. This fox lives three to twelve years.
The corsac fox are more social than other foxes. They will share burrows and form hunting packs.