Island Fox

Urocyon littoralis

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The island fox (Urocyon littoralis) is a small fox that is native to six of the eight Channel Islands of California. There are six subspecies of the fox, each unique to the island it lives on, reflecting its evolutionary history. Other names for the island fox include coast fox, short-tailed fox, island gray fox, Channel Islands fox, Channel Islands gray fox, California Channel Island fox and insular gray fox.

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  1. (c) Andrew Hall, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/73403242@N00/4620416530
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urocyon_littoralis

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