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Grey fox

Urocyon cinereoargenteus

Description:

The gray fox is a peppery gray on top, reddish-brown on its sides, chest and the back of its head. Its legs and feet are also a reddish color. It has a long bushy tail with a black stripe on top. The gray fox has pointed ears, a pointed muzzle and long hooked claws.

Habitat:

The gray fox lives in a wide variety of habitats but prefers areas with lots of brush or woods.

Notes:

Female, dead on side of the road.

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Gray Fox
Urocyon cinereoargenteus


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4 Comments

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 6 years ago

poor guy...

Jellis
Jellis 6 years ago

That's a Grey Fox for sure.

Jeff Dreier
Jeff Dreier 6 years ago

Gray fox occurs in your area too. Was the tail tip black or white?

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

R.I.P .Seems to be very badly injured.

ChristineRobbins
Spotted by
ChristineRobbins

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Jan 27, 2014
Submitted on Feb 12, 2014

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