Grey fox

Sometimes mistaken as a red fox, the grey fox has a distinct silver coloration and is relatively smaller. Grey foxes tend to live where woodland and grassland intersect.

Fast Facts

  • Grey foxes are solitary and only socialize during mating season.
  • Both male and female take care of their offspring until the young are 10 months old.
  • Grey foxes are one of the few canid species that can climb.

Scientific name

Urocyon cinereoargenteus
Range  North America and Central America
Conservation status Least concern
Diet Omnivore
Zoo name(s) Kya, Yotee
Zoo location Modules

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