Vulpes chama (Carnivora: Canidae)

  title={Vulpes chama (Carnivora: Canidae)},
  author={Maxime Lavoie and Aur{\'e}lie Renard and Justin A. Pitt and Serge Larivi{\`e}re},
  journal={Mammalian Species},
  pages={11 - 17}
Abstract: Vulpes chama (Smith, 1833), commonly called the Cape fox, is 1 of 11 species of Vulpes. It is the only species of Vulpes occurring in southern Africa, and is endemic to that region. It occurs in southern Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, and southwestern Zimbabwe. V. chama is a slender-built fox and its pelage is silvery gray throughout, back of pinna is tawny, and white hairs occur in the front along pinna edge. It tends to occupy arid and semiarid open habitats and feeds… 


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