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Red Foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in the United Kingdom

(Photograph by Joel Sartore)

Eurasian Badger (Meles meles) in the United Kingdom

(Photograph by Woodland Trust)

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Eurasian Badger

The Red Fox Population of the Sacramento Valley: Artifact of Manifest Destiny or Endemic Anomaly? Part III

Written by Alessandra J. Moyer, fourth year, Integrative Biology

Part III: Patwin

In the 1920s and 30s, when Grinnell, Dixon, and Linsdale in the MVZ were puzzling over the Sacramento Valley red foxes, there was no way to adequately determine the true origin of the unusual population.   682 more words

MVZ Collections

The Red Fox Population of the Sacramento Valley: Artifact of Manifest Destiny or Endemic Anomaly? Part II

Written by Alessandra J. Moyer, fourth year, Integrative Biology

Part II: A Wild West hypothesis

In November 1923, the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology received a red fox specimen from the Sacramento Valley. 664 more words

MVZ Collections

The Red Fox Population of the Sacramento Valley: Artifact of Manifest Destiny or Endemic Anomaly? Part I

Written by Alessandra J. Moyer, fourth year, Integrative Biology

Part I: The holotype

Holotype:

The single specimen (except in the case of a hapantotype,q.v.) designated or otherwise fixed as the name-bearing type of a nominal species or subspecies when the nominal taxon is established (

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MVZ Collections

Tales from the woodpile #5

The results are clear. The most popular subjects on this blogsite are the warm and fuzzy ones. Phascogales, rakalis and owls are in. Creepy-crawlies that live in woodpiles are out. 192 more words

Mammals

Fox...Vulpes vulpes....

Fox…Vulpes vulpes.

I saw this young Fox in the garden one warm evening last week. It had found a sunny spot and was obviously enjoying the heat. 212 more words

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