Tibetan fox (Vulpes ferrilata)

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Adult Tibetan fox
IUCN Red List species status – Least Concern LEAST
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  • As its common name suggests, the Tibetan fox is found on the remote upland plains of the Tibetan Plateau.
  • Pikas are the main prey of the Tibetan fox.
  • Male and female Tibetan foxes live in pairs and form lifelong bonds, hunting together and both providing care for their young.
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Tibetan fox description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
FamilyCanidae
GenusVulpes (1)

Information on the Tibetan fox is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
sand fox, Tibetan sand fox.
French
Renard Sable Du Thibet.
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Tibetan fox status

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 (October, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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