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noun

  • A small fox with a yellowish-buff coat and a black-tipped tail, living on the plains of North America.
    • Vulpes velox, family Canidae
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    • These areas provide critical habitat for sage grouse, black-footed ferrets, swift foxes and black - tailed prairie dogs, whose plight NWF has brought to the forefront.
    • Prairie dogs also provide food for the swift fox, the coyote, weasels, snakes, badgers, hawks and golden eagles as well as crucial habitat for many other native plants and animals.
    • Many species depend on the prairie dog for food or habitat, such as the swift fox, burrowing owl, and ferruginous hawk.

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