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A melanistic Red Fox.
What a beauty.
As mentioned below I would call this not melanistic but "partly melanistic". Melanistic would be completely black.
This guy looks like a partly melanistic red fox. This is a result of melanism, which is, in short, the exact opposite of albinism, in that the body is very dark. If it were to be wholly melanistic, it would be completely black, yet the other markings show it is only partly melanistic.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_foxhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melanism
I think this is a partly melanistic Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes). Any other IDeas?
What type of fox is this?
Spotted on Aug 15, 2011 Submitted on Aug 31, 2012
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