White Color Phase of the Swift Fox, Vulpes velox

Jan F. Kamler, Warren B. Ballard

Abstract


While live-trapping Swift Foxes (Vulpes velox) in northwestern Texas, we captured and radio-collared a Swift Fox that exhibited a white pelage and light blue eyes. Although white color phases and light blue eyes have been reported for other canid species, this is the first documentation for Swift Foxes.

Keywords


Swift Fox; Vulpes velox; Texas; white color phase

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v117i3.809



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