Hoary fox (Pseudalopex vetulus)
|Also known as:||hoary zorro, small-toothed dog|
|French:||Renard Du Brésil|
|Spanish:||Zorro De Campo Común|
- An omnivorous species, the hoary fox feeds mainly on insects, in particular ground-dwelling termites.
- The hoary fox is only found in Brazil.
- Hoary foxes form monogamous pairs, although much time is spent foraging alone.
- A female hoary fox can produce a single litter of up to five young each year, and will usually give birth in a disused armadillo burrow.
The hoary fox is classified as Least Concern (LC) on the IUCN Red List (1).
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IUCN Red List (July, 2012)