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Cape fox
(Silver fox)*
Vulpes chama*
(A. SMITH, 1833)

Photo by: R. Mantei
Additional images here: www.biolib.cz

Number of Subspecies:00
Information Source for Taxanomy:Wilson, Don E. / Mittermeier, Russell A. HANDBOOK OF THE MAMMALS OF THE WORLD; Vol. 1 - Carnivores, 2009
Range:Wideaspread in the C and W regions of S Africa
Habitat:Mainly grassland and lightly wooded areas, deserts
Head-Torso-Length:45 - 62 cm
Tail length:25 - 41 cm
Weight:2 - 4 kg
Food:Rodents, hares, reptiles, birds, invertebrates, fruits
IUCN status:LC (Least Concern)

Current Holdings
European Union
  Czech Republic (1 Holding(s)):
  • Plzen (Zoo) 
    Number: 1
    Non-EU and other EAZA countries