Gray Fox – 4/15/20

Observer: Megan Baker

Observation Date: 4/15/20

Observation Time: 3:45 p.m.

Observation Location: 15 Briggs Pond Way

Common Name: Gray Fox

Scientific Name: Urocyon cinereoargenteus

Comments: Spotted trotting across the back yard.

The gray fox has rounded ears, a dark-tipped tail and hooked claws. Unlike a red fox, the gray fox can climb, and will occasionally forage for food or rest in a tree. The gray fox’s ability to climb trees is shared only with the Asian raccoon dog among canids.

More Information: Wikipedia