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North American Mammals - Wolves,Foxes



Arctic Fox
(Alopex lagopus)
Arctic Fox
The Arctic Fox has white winter coat. The summer coat is grey to brown on the back, with lighter underneath. The pads on the soles of the feet are covered with fur for insulation. In milder climates, they may retain their darker coat throughout the... Read more >
Coyote
(Canis latrans)
Coyote
Coyotes vary in color from grey-brown to yellowish gray on the upper parts. The throat and underside are whitish. The forelegs, sides of head, muzzle and feet are reddish brown. There is a dark stripe along the back, and dark markings on shoulder... Read more >
Gray Wolf
(Canis lupus)
Gray Wolf
Gray Wolves range in color from pure white in Arctic populations, to mixed colors of gray, brown, cinnamon, and black. Usual color in North America is white with shades of black, gray, and brown on the upper parts of the animal. The back is darker... Read more >
Red Wolf
(Canis rufus)
Red Wolf
The fur of the Red Wolf has a number of shades of pale brown, gray or black. the back is darker colored, and the muzzle and legs are reddish. The tail has a black tip. They become more reddish in winter. Red Wolves are smaller than Gray Wolves and... Read more >
Common Gray Fox
(Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
Common Gray Fox
The Common Gray Fox is a small dog with a bushy tail. It has grizzled upperparts, buff neck and black-tipped tail. Males are slightly larger than females. Read more >
Island Gray Fox
(Urocyon littoralis)
Island Gray Fox
The Island Gray Fox is a small greyish-white and black with cinnamon underfur on the back. The underside is white, yellow, and rusty-brown. The yes nose and mouth are lined with black. The legs, ears and neck are cinnamon colored. The tail has a... Read more >
Kit Fox
(Vulpes macrotis)
Kit Fox
The Kit Fox is light grey with orange-tan coloring on the sides and legs. The throat, chest and underside is creamy white. The bushy tail has a black tip. The snout has black markings on either side. Read more >
Swift Fox
(Vulpes velox)
Swift Fox
The Swift Fox is light grey with orange-tan coloring on the sides and legs. The throat, chest and underside is creamy white. The bushy tail has a black tip. The snout has black markings on either side. Read more >
Red Fox
(Vulpes vulpes)
Red Fox
The Red Fox is pale yellowish red to deep reddish brown on the upper parts and white or pale gray underneath. The lower part of the legs is usually black, and the nose is dark brown or black. The tail has a white or black tip. and the tail usually... Read more >