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Urocyon (gray foxes)

Wikipedia Abstract

The genus Urocyon (from the Greek word for 'tailed dog') is a genus that contains two (or possibly three, see next paragraph) living Western Hemisphere foxes in the family Canidae; the gray fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus) and the closely related island fox (Urocyon littoralis), which is a dwarf cousin of the gray fox; as well as one fossil species, Urocyon progressus.Urocyon and the raccoon dog are the only canids able to climb trees. Urocyon is one of the oldest fox genera still in existence.
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Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Gray Fox) (Attributes)
Urocyon littoralis (Island Fox) (Attributes)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
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