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Silver Fox

Vulpes vulpes


Silver Fox (a melanistic Red Fox), seen along the side of the road. Very tame.

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alicelongmartin 9 years ago

I can see I missed this while I was on vacation! Beautiful Fox!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

This is a fantastic spotting. Would it be possible to re-frame the photo -- say from the original digital image -- so that it better fills the brown window, and generates thumbnails where the extremities are not truncated?

kpkuipers 9 years ago

In response to AshishNimkar and Thurd13, contrary to what the Wikipedia article says, this is not a selectively bred animal in captivity. This is simply selective breeding over a long period of time in the wild. The dark form must have provided advantages with respect to camouflage, as it is considered fairly common in some areas of the north.


Darwin26 9 years ago

nice pic, Great Colors, make a handsome pet eh?
thank you,

Thurd13 9 years ago

Yes, very interesting info Ashish. Thanks for that....explains the different coloring.

HeatherMiller 9 years ago

Wonderful photos, beautiful colors. Love the expression/eyes.

Have you seen the Missions? This is a good spotting for Best Wildlife Mission and possibly more if there are local ones to your region.

Welcome to Project Noah! Great shots.

Hema 9 years ago


Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Second pose is so natural...!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Cute one... Why it look so worried...?
Was it alone away from its group..?

Thurd13 9 years ago

Great photos! Amazing blend of colors...

CourtneyVerk 9 years ago

I love foxes. This one is exceptional. Great spotting!

KarenL 9 years ago

Great photo - welcome to project noah!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Wow an incredible sight! Beautiful

Carolina 9 years ago

Fantastic spotting! Welcome to Project Noah, kpkuipers!

albear1960 9 years ago

Very nice!

textless 9 years ago

Great photos, and such an unusual fox!

BrandonBlount 9 years ago

Gorgeous!!! Great spotting!!!!!!

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Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Oct 6, 2011
Submitted on Oct 13, 2011

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