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Sacramento Valley Red fox Photo Ben Sacks
2014-10-10 03:00:11

Researchers have for the first time investigated ancestry across the red fox genome, including the Y chromosome, or paternal line.

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2014-06-17 04:58:51

Fur trapping records across North America have shown the population of wolves in a given area has a dramatic effect on smaller animals, according to scientists.

Increase In Lyme Disease Causes Drop In Red Fox Numbers
2012-06-18 15:29:31

A continued increase of Lyme disease in the United States, once linked to a recovering deer population, may instead be explained by a decline of the red fox, UC Santa Cruz researchers suggest in a new study.

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2011-07-21 05:20:00

New research has found that in urban fox families, the mothers are the ones who decide which cubs stay and which must leave.

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2010-06-14 14:09:51

The scientific community already knew that many carnivores eat fruit, but had thought this was something purely anecdotal.

2010-02-08 13:28:00

By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.

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2009-06-17 13:55:00

Wild Australian dingoes could prove to be beneficial to small native animals and even cattle farmers.

2009-03-30 12:36:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --On March 26, 2009, eight criminal charges were dropped against Maryland animal welfare advocate Harriett Crosby for rehabilitating injured foxes without a permit.

2008-08-20 03:00:25

By Kozlowski, Adam J Gese, Eric M; Arjo, Wendy M ABSTRACT. - Successful coexistence of sympatric canid species often relies on the subdominant species' ability to reduce competition through the differential selection of niche space.

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2008-02-09 09:05:00

While coyotes' proliferation may have moderated somewhat, it is widely accepted that any substantial presence of coyotes is a kick in the head to foxes. Coyotes and foxes, reds and grays, are competing canine predators at odds with each other.


Latest Red Fox Reference Libraries

Blanford's Fox, Vulpes cana
2012-06-22 15:49:58

Blanford's fox (Vulpes cana) is native to areas of the Middle East. Its range includes Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkestan, the West Bank, Israel, northeast Iran, and southwest Pakistan. It has many other common names including the royal fox, dog fox, steppe fox, black fox, and king fox. Blanford's fox can reach and average body length of seventeen inches, and weigh as much as 6.5 pounds. The fluffy tail is approximately twelve inches in length and bears a black tip. The fur is tan in color,...

Pale Fox, Vulpes pallida
2012-05-25 11:57:06

The pale fox (Vulpes pallida) is a species of fox that little is known about. It blends in with the sand within its habitat that ranges from Senegal to Sedan, through the African Sahel. It prefers habitats in semi-deserts and stony deserts, but will sometimes wander into the Sahara. There are five recognized subspecies of this fox. The pale fox is long, but small with short legs. It can reach a weight of up to six pounds. It has large ears, which are typical to desert dwelling canids, and...

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2009-02-16 18:51:14

Rüppell's Fox or Rueppell"˜s Fox (Vulpes rueppellii), also known as the Sand Fox, is a species of fox found in North Africa and the Middle East, from Morocco to Afghanistan. It is named after German collector Eduard Rüppell. This fox is 15.75 to 20.5 inches long and weighs approximately 3.75 pounds. It is a small canine, and is much smaller than the Red Fox. It is sandy in color with black patches on the muzzle. It has a long, white tipped and bushy tail. This species has fur on...

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2007-01-22 15:53:53

The pine marten (Martes martes) is an animal in the weasel family, native to Northern Europe. It's around the size of a domestic cat. Its body is up to 20.87 in (53 cm) long; its bushy tail can be 9.84 in (25 cm). Males are slightly larger than females. On average a marten weighs 3.3 lb (1.5 kg). Their fur is usually light to dark brown and grows longer and silkier during the winter months. They have a cream to yellow colored "bib" marking on their throats. Their habitat is usually...

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2007-01-22 14:23:23

The island fox (Urocyon littoralis) is a small fox that is native to six of the eight Channel Islands of California. It is the smallest fox species in the United States. There are six subspecies of the fox, each unique to the island it inhabits, reflecting its evolutionary history. Other names for the Island Fox include coast fox, short-tailed fox, and island gray fox, Channel Islands Fox, Channel Islands Gray Fox, California Channel Island Fox and Insular Gray Fox. Its small size is a...

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