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Synonyms for gray fox

dark grey American fox

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Although gray foxes lack significant sexual dimorphism (Samuel and Nelson 1982), home range sizes of males are generally slightly larger than females (Follman 1973, Yearsley and Samuel 1980, Sawyer and Fendley 1990).
We trapped for gray foxes, coyotes, and bobcats during 3 field seasons: 30 November 2005-18 March 2006, 5 June-4 August 2006, and 9 October 2006-28 February 2007.
MATERIALS AND METHODS--We studied a population of gray foxes living within the Simi Hills portion of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area in Ventura and Los Angeles counties, which is adjacent to the metropolitan region of Los Angeles, California.
Additionally, most previous studies examining gray fox survival have been conducted on carcasses that were collected by trapping or by collecting road killed gray foxes to develop an age structure (Sullivan, 1956; Wood, 1958; Weston and Brisbin, 2003), which prevents estimates of cause-specific mortality.
Hunter prepared taxidermy mounts of skunks and of gray foxes, an animal about the same size but a distinctly different shape.
In the literature, there are reports of predation of fox species by Golden Eagles, including Channel Island gray foxes (Urocyon littoralis) and the swift fox (Vulpes velox) of the Great Plains.
Gray foxes, likely carried on storm debris, reached the northern Channel Islands as early as 16,000 years ago.
A survey of anthropogenic ecological factors potentially affecting gray foxes (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) in rural a residential area.
First, I wanted to know if there's any significant difference between hunting red foxes and gray foxes.
Diablo includes coastal black-tailed deer, gray foxes, bobcats, mountain lions, badgers, and coyotes, as well as the red-legged frog and the rare Alameda whipsnake.
In Mississippi, wildlife ecologist Mike Chamberlain of Mississippi State University and his colleagues have for nearly a decade monitored interactions among coyotes, bobcats, gray foxes and raccoons.
The foxpen had housed 20-25 coyotes, which were reported to have been captured in Florida during February 1994 and placed in the pen during the same month with gray foxes and raccoons.
Habitat analyses for gray foxes Urocyon cinereoargenteus have occurred primarily at the home-range scale (Haroldson & Fritzell 1984, Sawyer & Fendley 1994, Chamberlain & Leopold 2000, Temple 2007).
Further PCR screening of 19 tissue samples, including spleen, lung, liver, lymph node, and muscle from 9 other gray foxes with similar gait abnormalities and chronic muscle lesions, collected in 2008 (n = 2) and 2010 (n = 7) were negative by the same GFADV PCR.