Saturday, June 11, 2016

Sierra Nevada red fox

The Sierra Nevada red fox (Vulpes Vulpes Necator), also known as the High Sierra fox, is a critically endangered subspecies of red fox and likely one of the most endangered animals in North America. The fox's Sierra Nevada distinct population segment is estimated to be around 29 adults left in the wild. It is one of the 12 subspecies native to North America along with the British Columbian, Northern Alaskan, Labrador, Cascade mountain, Newfoundland, Eastern American, Kodiak, Kenai peninsula, Wasatch mountain, Northern plains, and Nova Scotia fox.

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