Vulpes vulpes montanna

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Rarity Data

Lower Risk-Near Threatened

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Threats

Competition
Human animal conflict
Trade
Poisoning
Disease
Habitat loss
Hunting
Poaching
Declining population

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References

Alfred, J.R.B.; Sinha, N. K. and Chakraborty, S. 2002 Checklist of mammals of India Rec. Zool. surv. India Occ. Paper No. 199 : 289pp.
Chakraborty, S. 1983 Contribution to the knowledge of the Mammlian Fauna of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Rec. Zool. surv.India Occ. Paper No. 38: 1-29.
Hilaluddin, 1997 Faunal Diversity IN Biodiversity of Jammu and Kashmir: A Profile 64-140 Publisher: WWF- India, New Delhi.
Johnsingh, A. J. T . 1986 Diversity and conservation of carnivorous mammals in India Proc. Indian Acad. Sci.(Anim. and Plant Sci.) Suppl. Nov. 1986: 73-89.
Johnsingh, A. J. T.; Stuwe, M.; Rawat , G. S.; Manjrekar, N. and Bhatnagar, Y. V. 1999 Ecology and conservation of Asiatic Ibex in Pin Valley National Park, Himachal Pradesh, India 133pp. Publisher: Wildlife Institute of India, Dehra Dun.
Molur, S.; Nameer, P. O. and Walker, S. 1998 Report of the Workshop
Roberts, T. J. 1997 The Mammals of Pakistan 525pp. Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, U. K.
Sharma, B. D. 1994 High Altitude Mammals IN High Altitude Wildlife of India 51-142 Publisher: Oxford and IBH Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

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Measurements

(In cm): Head and Body Length: 50.0-70.0; Tail Length: 35.0-45.0 and Hind foot: 13.0-15.0

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Notes

Considering the higher levels of threats and large scale poaching (Roberts, 1997 and Chakraborty, 1983), it is strongly recommended to include the subspecies in the higher threat category of IUCN.

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Description

Diagnostic Characters

As signified by its name , the coat of Common Red Fox is rich reddish in colour. The fur is long and silky with a very bushy tail. The upper part of the back side of the ears is black but the tip of the tail is conspicuously white.

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