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Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes

Description:

A small to medium sized member of the dog family. The red fox's winter coat is a beautiful rusty red above, white below, with black ears and legs and white-tipped tail. During the summer the coat is more ragged (see photo) and there are variations in coloring across the fox's range.

Habitat:

The red fox is widely distributed across many habitat types.


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4 Comments

Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 5 years ago

This fox was probably still losing its winter coat, which accounts for those really long patches of hair. Thanks Frank and animaisfotos for your kind words.

KarenL
KarenL 5 years ago

Beautiful! I've not seen a red fox with such a long coat before.

Frank Weaver
Frank Weaver 5 years ago

This is a majestic picture of majestic animal!

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 6 years ago

Its hard to chose one particular spotting of yours. Each and everyone is a master piece. Never the less, so far, this one is my favorite. Congrats and thanks for sharing. I'll be following.

Minnesota, USA

Lat: 47.61, Long: -90.86

Spotted on Apr 23, 2010
Submitted on Apr 23, 2010

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