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Grey Fox is salt and pepper fur with rusty underneath and dark stripe down to the black tip on it's tail. Grey Foxes are smaller then the Red Foxes. Known to be able to climb trees.
Best distinctions between Gray and Red Fox is the Red Fox has black stocking legs and white tip on it's tail. Dieting on small rodents, birds, fruit and vegetables. Listed as nocturnal these frequently found in early hours.
Open woodlands, dense forests, near picnic areas and near marshes
To start off this is a wild Gray Fox not a captive one. But has over the years been unintentionally fed by visitors.
I was with two other birders looking for the Great Horned Owls when I spotted this in an empty picnic area. As we were photographing it, it settled we were not a threat and actually came up to us and followed us as we continued searching for the owls.
Lat: 37.55, Long: -122.09
Spotted on Jun 25, 2013
Submitted on Jun 25, 2013
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