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swift fox

n.
A small fox (Vulpes velox) of western US and Canadian prairies, having gray to buff or sometimes reddish fur with black at the tip of the tail.

[From the high speeds that it can attain when running.]
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swift fox

n
(Animals) a small fox, Vulpes velox, of the plains of W North America. Also called: kit fox
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Although cooperative interactions between badgers and coyotes are the most frequently reported associations, interactions between the swift fox (Vulpes velox) and the badger have also been described.
Left behind are his seven grandchildren, Jonathan Denham, Nikole King, Mathew King, Josh Sly Fox Sterczala, Jonathan Golden Fox Sterczala, Alex Swift Fox and his newest grandson, Little Fox; his great-grandson, Brayden David; two sisters, Ruth Star Bessette and her husband Mike, Lucyann Loving One Swenson and her husband Paul; his life-long soul mate, Rainelle Falling Rain Chaisson; many aunts, uncles and cousins.
There are numerous examples about how states have cooperated to develop effective partnerships among non-governmental organizations, state and federal agencies, industry, and private citizens to successfully preclude the need list species like the swift fox (Vulpes velox) and black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus)--two excellent examples from the past.
Swift fox detection probability using tracking plate transects in southeast Wyoming.
Readers are also introduced to the North American Arctic fox, grey fox and swift fox.
Species benefiting from WHIP activities include the grasshopper sparrow, bobwhite quail, swift fox, short-eared owl, Karner-blue butterfly, gopher tortoise, Louisiana black bear, Eastern collared lizard, Bachman's sparrow, ovenbird, acorn woodpecker, greater sage grouse and salmon.
Several animals are exotic for Winnipeg, like the two white-coat seal pups (right-hand window), surrounded by Snowshoe Hare, Red Fox, Badger, Swift Fox, Ermine, and a squirrel, all overseen by an exotic Walrus skull.
In the literature, there are reports of predation of fox species by Golden Eagles, including Channel Island gray foxes (Urocyon littoralis) and the swift fox (Vulpes velox) of the Great Plains.
Prairie dogs also provide food for the swift fox, the coyote, weasels, snakes, badgers, hawks and golden eagles as well as crucial habitat for many other native plants and animals.
Their sire Swift Fox won Sheffield's pounds 1,000 Autumn Puppy Cup in 1990 and contested the 1991 Juvenile Championship, but did not attract a lot of business at stud.
Winks Award for Enhancing Public Understanding of National Parks for supporting conservation projects, leading efforts to reintroduce animals such as the swift fox to parts of the upper Midwest, and producing films such as Gods and Generals.
Perhaps most notable is the country's resurrection of the prairie-dwelling swift fox. As the smallest wild canine in North America--weighing about half as much as a house cat--the swift fox historically claimed the short-grass prairie from southern Canada to Texas, preying on mice, voles, birds, ground squirrels and prairie dogs.