I am not sure about the sighting. I have a picture but the animal looks more like a grey fox ??then a coyote.
By NL Explorer on
5/10/2011 11:40:45 AM
Wow, thats quite a sighting!
By Mac Pitcher on
5/10/2011 12:24:48 PM
This is actually a Cross Fox, a colour phase of the Red Fox. The Cross is actually a black dorsal stripe intersecting a black band across the front shoulders, just barely visible in this pic.It is also locally called Patch Fox from its patchy appearance. Silver Fox is another colour phase of this same species. The breakdown of % occurrence for the colour-phases in NL is roughly 65% Red, 25% Cross and 10% Silver.
By NL Nature Support on
5/10/2011 12:44:23 PM
Reclassified per Mac Pitcher. Thanks for the observations and the comments!
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