Pampas fox

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Original source: Sorro-do-campo (Lycalopex gymnocercus gymnocercus)
Author: ClŠudio Dias Timm from Rio Grande do Sul

Pampas fox

Order : Carnivora
Family : Canidae
Species : Pseudalopex gymnocercus


The Azara's fox, azara's zorro, pampas fox is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the pampas fox
A young / baby of a pampas fox is called a 'cub, kit or pup'. The females are called 'vixen' and males 'reynard, todd or dog'. A pampas fox group is called a 'leash or skulk'.

Facts about the pampas fox

In areas where the Pampas fox is sympatric with the crab-eating fox, the former would be more abundant in open habitats, while the latter would more frequently inhabit woodland areas.

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