Gray Fox Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
Salt and pepper gray on top and rusty colored on bottom. Tail is black on top and black tipped. Its habitat is varied, but usually wooded and brushy. It is the only American canid that can climb trees that have thick or leaning branches.

Photo taken 6/8/02.

Gray Fox

This Gray Fox was found by the side of a road on 5/27/02. It only weighed 14 oz. Photo taken 6/8/02.

Gray Fox

Already practicing climbing skills.

Photo taken 6/8/02.

Gray Fox

The Gray Fox is growing fast, now his weight is 38 oz. He is also beginning to master his tree climbing ability.

Photo taken 6/23/02.

Gray Fox

Photo taken 8/4/02.

Gray Fox

Photo taken 8/4/02.

Gray Fox

These pictures show how well the Gray Fox can climb trees.

Photo taken 8/4/02.

Gray Fox

Photo taken 8/4/02.

Gray Fox

Photo taken 8/4/02.


Gray Fox

Photo taken September 2002 by Gregg Zanella.

The Gray Fox was released in a remote area. It took about one half hour for it to realize it could leave the immediate area. Can you spot him just above the rock in the lower right quarter of the picture?