Swift Foxes

The Swift fox (Vulpes velox) is a species of fox and a member of the Canidae family, found in the prairies and grasslands of central North America. It is recognizable by its distinctive widely-spaced ears, round head, lean body shape and greyish-red coat. Learn more about the Swift Fox in this category.

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What special features does the swift fox have to survive in its habitat?

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What is the complete classification of Vulpes velox Swift Fox?

Vulpes veloxKingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Mammalia

Order: Carnivore

Family: Canidae

Genus: Vulpes

Species: Vulpes velox.

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Are swift foxes endangered?

Yes, with only 150-200 in the wild. two main reasons: a. loss of habitat b. they are/were hunted extencivly for their fur

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How long has the swift fox been endangered?

No, the swift fox is not endangered. It is classified as "Of Least Concern" as it is quite common throughout its range. Click on this link for more information.In 2001, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the species from consideration for protection under the Endangered Species Act.


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What's the swift fox population?

No, the swift fox is not endangered. It is classified as "Of Least Concern" as it is quite common throughout its range. Click on this link for more information.

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What does the swift fox eat?

The swift fox is an omnivore. Rabbits, mice, ground squirrels, birds, insects and lizards are staples. Grasses and fruits round out its diet.

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What are the predators of the swift fox?

Other than humans, the number one predator of the swift fox is the golden eagle. It can also fall prey to other predatory birds, coyotes, and wolves.

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Why is the swift fox endangered?

The swift fox is not endangered. It is classified as "Of Least Concern" as it is quite common throughout its range.

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Where does the swift fox live?

Canada

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Does the swift fox eat ocelots?

No, the range of the swift fox is far removed from the range of the ocelot.

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Do swift foxes eat grass?

The swift fox does not eat grass. They only eat small birds, insects, ground squirrels, etc.

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Why is a swift fox endangered?

The swift fox is not endangered. It is classified as "Of Least Concern" as it is quite common throughout its range. Click on this link for more information.

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Is a swift fox a carnivore herbivore or an omnivore?

The swift fox is an omnivore, it eats both plants and animals.

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Is a swift fox a primary consumer yes or no?

no

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How to help the endangered swift foxes?

No, the swift fox is not endangered. It is classified as "Of Least Concern" as it is quite common throughout its range. Click on this link for more information.In 2001, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removed the species from consideration for protection under the Endangered Species Act.


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How does a swift fox get ready for hibernation?

The swift fox does not hibernate, it is active all winter.

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Swift fox extinction?

No, the swift fox is not endangered. It is classified as "Of Least Concern" as it is quite common throughout its range. Click on this link for more information.

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Where does a swift fox live?

The map above shows the range map of the swift fox.

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Is a swift fox a carnivore?

The swift fox is an omnivore as it eats both plants and animals.

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What does an swift fox eat?

a swift fox is an omnivore, so it eats snakes, lizards, and some plants

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How swift is a swift fox?

pretty swift.

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What is the climate swift foxes live in?

Whatever the climate of the Great Plains is.

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Where do Swift Foxes live?

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What does the swift fox eat and drink?

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What is an interesting fact about a swift fox?

An interesting fact is that they are very sensible to wind. On a cold windy day they will not come outside to catch there prey. They wont even place one foot outside. THAT IS BIZARRE!
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