The cross fox is a color variant of the red fox, Vulpes vulpes. Binomial name Vulpes vulpes (Linnaeus, 1758) The Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), the most familiar of the foxes, has the widest range of any terrestrial carnivore. ...
Red foxes are normally solid red (in shades from crimson to gold) with black legs and ears and a white underside. Approximately 30% of wild individuals have additional black patterning, which usually manifests as a stripe across the shoulders and down the center of the back. This pattern forms a "cross" over the shoulders, hence the term "cross fox".
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