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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We quantified space use and cover selection of kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis) at the northern periphery of their distribution in southeastern Oregon from 2014 to 2015.
Latrine use by San Joaquin kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica) and coyotes (Canis latrans).
Cameras recorded kit fox (Vulpes macrotis), coyote, common raven, and greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) scavenging 10 of the carcasses (Fig.
The Great Basin Desert of southeastern Oregon defines the northem extent of the distribution of the Kit Fox (Vulpes macrotis) (McGrew 1979).
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Also associated with these rolling grassland habitats are several carnivore species, including the federally endangered San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica--U.
For example, Dennis & Otten (2000) found that rainfall was a key variable for predicting San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) abundance in California.
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).