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Cascade Red Fox Vulpes vulpes Cascadensis; Cascade Red Fox.  This is a rare subspecies of the common Red Fox.  <br />
The Cascade subspecies typically lives at high elevation, and can run from the regular orange/red color to almost black - and anywhere in between.<br />
This individual exhibits a beautiful silver coat, which is not unusual for this subspecies. Red Fox,Vulpes vulpes Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cascade Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes Cascadensis; Cascade Red Fox. This is a rare subspecies of the common Red Fox.
The Cascade subspecies typically lives at high elevation, and can run from the regular orange/red color to almost black - and anywhere in between.
This individual exhibits a beautiful silver coat, which is not unusual for this subspecies.

    comments (3)

  1. Wow, that's more like a wolf to me, amazing fox species. And up close with a medium zoom, that must have been a nice moment. Posted 7 years ago
  2. I had no idea this creature exists. Amazing. Worthy of a homepage promotion. Posted 7 years ago, modified 7 years ago
  3. Beautiful!! Posted 7 years ago

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The red fox is the largest of the true foxes, as well as being the most geographically spread member of the Carnivora, being distributed across the entire northern hemisphere from the Arctic Circle to North Africa, Central America and the steppes of Asia. Its range has increased alongside human expansion, having been introduced to Australia, where it is considered harmful to native mammal and bird populations. Because of these factors, it is listed as Least Concern for extinction by the IUCN. It.. more

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Tom Reichner
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By Tom Reichner

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Uploaded Oct 5, 2012. Captured May 15, 2009 19:23.
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark II
  • f/8.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO400
  • 235mm