Vulpes macrotis


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Related to Vulpes macrotis: Vulpes velox, Swift fox
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Noun1.Vulpes macrotis - small grey fox of southwestern United StatesVulpes macrotis - small grey fox of southwestern United States; may be a subspecies of Vulpes velox
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
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These typical nocturnal mammals include Urocyon cineroargenteus (gray foxes), Vulpes macrotis (desert kit foxes), Canis latrans (coyotes), Lynx rufus (bobcats), Odocoileus hemionus (mule deer), and Felis concolor (mountain lion) (Eifert and Eifert 2000).
Endoparasites of the kit fox, Vulpes macrotis (Carnivora:Canidae) from New Mexico, U.