Red Fox

Red Fox

Red foxes in North America are genetically distinct and probably merit recognition as a distinct species (Vulpes fulva).

A recent extensive global phylogeny of red foxes that included about 1,000 samples from across the species’ range found that red foxes in North America are genetically distinct and probably merit recognition as a distinct species (Vulpes fulva).


Image | © Olga Kononenko, Some Rights Reserved, Unsplash
Sources | (Hoffmann & Sillero-Zubiri, 2016; Statham, et al., 2014)

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