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Rüppell's fox

Description:

I took this photo in Al-Liyah reserve north of Kuwait.

Habitat:

Desert.



1 species ID suggestions

Rüppell's fox
Vulpes rueppelli Rüppell's fox

28 Comments (1–25)

MeganM
MeganM a year ago

He looks so happy! Nice photo :)

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh a year ago

Thanks all :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a year ago

Missed this one - fantastic shot ! he must cover large distances pretty fast....

Billo
Billo a year ago

Awww :) cute!

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim a year ago

What an unusual looking fox. Great spotting Mohammed!

KerryHawkins
KerryHawkins a year ago

Great looking animal. Never seen one before.

EnvUnlimited
EnvUnlimited a year ago

Awesome and unusual!!! Thanks for sharing

love it!!

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh a year ago

Thanks

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne a year ago

Great photo and animal.

EsterGarcía
EsterGarcía a year ago

It's beautiful!!!!that gorgeous!!

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh a year ago

Thanks all :)

AliHp
AliHp a year ago

so cute!

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo a year ago

Ag shame man. It looks so "happy". Really nice spot Mohammed!

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh a year ago

We caught the Fox while we were making a survey for the wildlife in that site, and we put the tag on his ear for numbering and we can follow after that.

Mohammed Al-Saleh
Mohammed Al-Saleh a year ago

Thanks All :)

ClaudiaS
ClaudiaS a year ago

Amazing shot! Really expressive!

jereca74
jereca74 a year ago

African wild dog🐺

Gorgeous!! but it does look a bit skinny!!

Reza Hashemizadeh
Reza Hashemizadeh a year ago

Wonderful !

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Mohammed, please can you provide us with some more information on this fascinating animal & the Al-Liyah reserve. It would be good to know about the tag on his ear for instance - do they use telemetry to track movements & behavior for instance. Please also check the ID suggestion that Nuwan has provided & update the common & scientific names if you agree. Thanks!

harsuame
harsuame a year ago

Wow fantástico::

Yes, it haves a starved look!

Jellis
Jellis a year ago

But alas I maybe mistaken. Turns out though the Ruppell's looks the same and is smaller, the Arabian Red has a black blaze from the neck to it's chest. It's hard to tell since I did a search and either they are IDing the incorrect animal or not all of them have the black blaze.

Jellis
Jellis a year ago

Ruppell's looks smaller and has more bulk on them
The Arabian Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes arabica) has the starved look as the one in the photo.

الجهراء, Kuwait

Lat: 29.67, Long: 47.53

Spotted on Dec 19, 2012
Submitted on Dec 19, 2012

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