Gray Fox – 11/4/11

Observer: Art Newman

Observation Date: 11/4/11

Observation Time: 9:12 a.m.

Observation Location:

Common Name: Gray Fox

Scientific Name: Urocyon cinereoargenteus

Comments: Spotted running across Billings St., headed for the Devil’s Rock trail. Coat in transition with yellowish flecks on her body.

The gray fox has rounded ears, a pointed muzzle and long hooked claws. 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: Nature Works

Gray Fox