Preferred Scientific Name; Lycalopex griseus. Preferred Common Name; South American gray fox. Taxonomic Tree; Domain: Eukaryota; Kingdom: Metazoa. Lycalopex griseus is listed on the IUCN red list with the lowest risk status ‘least concern’. In and it was listed as vulnerable. \r\n. Learn more about the South American grey fox – with amazing South American grey fox videos, photos and facts on Arkive.

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Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. In other words, Central and South America. Online Database Lycalopex griseus Gray, Griiseus When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

In South America it includes the scrub ecotone between forest and paramo. As noted previously, these carnivorous foxes eat both European rabbits and small rodents. See griswus griseus stock video clips.

Lycalopex griseus

Its presence in Peru has been mentioned; to date, however, there has been no confirmation of it. Lycxlopex Survey and Conservation Action Plan. Local people believe that these foxes prey upon sheep and domestic fowl, although scat analysis indicates that such predation is probably not common. Dopo circa un mese i volpacchiotti iniziano a compiere brevi scorrerie al di fuori della tana e dopo cinque-sei mesi abbandonano definitivamente i genitori. The commercial use of the chilla in South America is considerable; most fox skins originate from Argentina or are shipped lycalolex Argentina.


They are useful in their role as scavengers of carrion and as dispersers of the seeds of the fruit they eat. In its native range the chilla, Lycalopex griseus is scare and lgcalopex rarely seen in the wild because of hunting.

Distribution of the South American gray fox. Licalopecie Fauna endemica dell’Argentina Fauna endemica del Cile. Ecosystem Impact disperses seeds Economic Importance for Humans: In Tierra del Fuego small animals and the berries of the Magellan lgcalopex Berberis buxifolia were the main dietry components of the chilla Jaksic et al.

These prey animals are partitioned between these two species, with the gray fox being excluded from the best prey territories by the larger culpeo. The Johns Hopkins University Press. To cite this page: Golden wet-zone palm civet P.

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The head is reddish-brown flecked with white. Already have an account? Si incontra solitamente ad altitudini minori del culpeo L.


Rev Chil Hist Nat. Native to mainland South America it was introduced into the Falkland where it has proved to have a negative impact on native birds. In dunes near seas and oceans this is compounded by the influence of salt in the air and soil.

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In generale gli accoppiamenti hanno luogo in agosto e settembre. Data related to Pseudalopex at Wikispecies.

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