Crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous)

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Crab-eating fox fact file

Crab-eating fox description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyCanidae
GenusCerdocyon (1)

Information on the crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Common fox, Common zorro, Crab-eating zorro, Forest fox, Savannah fox.
French
Chien Des Bois, Renard Crabier.
Spanish
Perro Sabanero, Perro-zorro, Zorra Baya, Zorro Cangrejero, Zorro Carbonero, Zorro Común, Zorro De Monte, Zorro Patas Negras, Zorro Perruno, Zorro Sabanero, Zorro-lobo, Zorro-perro.
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Crab-eating fox status

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

IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (July, 2012)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Crab-eating fox lying down  
Crab-eating fox lying down

© Bruce Thomson

Bruce Thomson
http://www.auswildlife.com/

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