Found only in the Northern most parts of North America in the Arctic. Fur changes from commonly recognized white in the winter to brown-gray in the summer for seasonal camouflage. Males are larger than females. Live in dens with many entrances. Harsh environments cause shortened life spans of only 3-4 years.
Coyotes tend to be darker in color at higher elevations and reddish brown in desert environs. They do not climb trees like the gray fox which can appear similar. Usually travel in pairs and packs and can be seen year round. Footprints can be hard to distinguish from dog prints. Coyote prints are generally straighter […]
Gray, silver, cinnamon, white and black markings characterize these distinctive nocturnal foxes that are sometimes mistaken for coyotes but have much bushier tails with black tips. They are secretive and solitary in nature and the only fox known to climb trees. Tracks may appear similar to domestic cats. They do not move well in deep […]
Large dog like mammal with pointed ears and bushy fur. Color varies from white to black and any shade of brown or gray. Ears are proportionally shorter than those of coyotes which are typically half their size. Nails almost always register in tracks. Do not climb trees. Social animals live in packs of as many […]
Typically found in open areas and deserts. Swift Foxes are found in short-grass prairies east of the Rockies. Generally gray in color with light brown and yellow tinted coarse fur, Kit Foxes are very slim canids and smaller than Gray and Red Fox species. Tails are bushy in healthy animals and proportionally long. They live […]
Brilliant red colored fox with big bushy tails that usually have white tips. Triangular faces are usually marked with black and white accents and pointy, erect ears. Lower legs and feet are usually dark in color. Approximately the same size as mid-sized dogs. Color can range from light brown to deep dark red depending on […]
Smaller than Gray Wolves but larger than Coyotes. Red Wolves are generally gray and brown in color with red accenting fur giving them their name. They appear very similar to the Gray Wolf but have shorter hair and narrower faces along with different ranges today. Only small managed populations exist today in the wild after […]