Week #38 Gray Fox
The gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) is a shy, elusive, omnivorous animal in the Canine/Canidae Family. The gray fox is the online American canid, and one of just two in the world, that can climb trees! The gray fox can be identified from its’ black-tipped tail, whereas red fox have white-tipped tails. While foxes are often active at night, especially in urban areas, they are not strictly nocturnal and can be observed maneuvering both day and night, mostly morning and evening, depending on security and food source. Gray foxes are the dominant fox in western North America.