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Corsac Fox (Vulpes corsac) - Wiki
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Corsac Fox (Vulpes corsac) - Wiki

Corsac Fox
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[Photo] Vulpes corsac taken at Berlin Zoo. Date November 2005. Photo by F. Spangenberg

The Corsac Fox (Vulpes corsac) is a species of asiatic fox.

Range and habitat
This fox lives in the steppes and semi-desert of central and northeast Asia. They are found in large area of central Asia including Turkestan, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mongolia, Transbaikalia, northern Manchuria and parts of Russia.

Physical appearance
The fox is gray to gray-red in colour with silver undertones. It has white under the chin. The length of head and body is 50-60 cm, and the tail length 22-35 cm. For a fox, it has small teeth.

They are omnivores, eating small animals, birds, reptiles, insects & plants.

Reproduction and life cycle
The mating season is around January with a gestation period of 8 weeks. They have litters between two and six young. This fox lives three to twelve years.

The Corsac Fox are more social than other foxes. They will share burrows and form hunting packs.
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