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This little brown and grey fox was up a tree at a friends house in the Los Padres mountains above Santa Barbara, CA.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Kit Fox
Vulpes macrotis Kit Fox
Gray Fox
Urocyon cinereoargenteus Gray fox

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KarenL 9 years ago

Very sweet! Donna is right, this looks like a Gray fox kit.

DonnaPomeroy 9 years ago

What a beautiful animal. I believe this is a gray fox. It is out of range to be a kit fox, which are found in the desert southwest.

Noah16 9 years ago

It looks like a red fox, early spring, with it's winter coat partially shed, but I've never heard of a red fox in California, only the common brown fox. Very curious, and an AMAZING shot of this beautiful animal

KatCuff 9 years ago


alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Nice Fox!

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Santa Barbara, California, USA

Spotted on Jan 7, 2009
Submitted on Aug 7, 2011

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