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Red fox

Vulpes vulpes

Description:

Silver version of the red fox

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6 Comments

Silver Birch
Silver Birch 4 years ago

What a fantastic color!

Mick G
Mick G 5 years ago

Makes one wonder if this is some cross or a subspecies all of its own on San Juan Island. I looked at a couple others from San Juan and they look similarly grey.

goldeneagle
goldeneagle 5 years ago

Whoa!

CeriMairThomas
CeriMairThomas 6 years ago

Could it be a different species of fox?

AlRunkel
AlRunkel 6 years ago

Yes, over in San Juan island I guess. Not sure why though, may have to do with small mate selection on the island and a bit of inbreeding.

Christy Chow
Christy Chow 6 years ago

Very interesting color variation! Is that pretty common for red foxes?

AlRunkel
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AlRunkel

Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 26, 2014
Submitted on Jul 11, 2014

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