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Are dogs related to foxes?

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2010-01-29 17:35:25
2010-01-29 17:35:25
Dogs ARE Related to FoxesYes, they are both in the same family, and if you don't remember the orders of classification, it's KINGDOM, PHYLUM, CLASS, ORDER, FAMILY, GENUS, SPECIES.

Except---Dogs cannot interbreed with foxes as they can with wolves and coyotes.

Dogs, wolves, coyotes and jackals are "Canis", foxes are "Vulpes".

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