Corsac fox (Vulpes corsac)

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Adult corsac fox standing on rock, in captivity
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • Adapted to arid conditions, the corsac fox can go without food and water for extended periods of time
  • Corsac foxes usually give birth to a litter of between 2 and 6, but can have up to 11 pups!
  • In winter, corsac foxes may form small hunting packs
  • Populations of the corsac fox are known to fluctuate significantly
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Corsac fox description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyCanidae
GenusVulpes (1)

Information on the corsac fox (Vulpes corsac) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
corsac.
French
Renard Corsac.
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Corsac fox status

The corsac fox is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Adult corsac fox standing on rock, in captivity  
Adult corsac fox standing on rock, in captivity

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