Tag: kit fox

kit fox
January 23, 2023

JWM: Texas kit fox populations appear healthy

The kit fox population living in the high elevation grasslands of the Trans-Pecos region of western Texas appears to be doing well. Texas Parks and Wildlife had noticed a decline...

August 15, 2018

Chapter to host San Joaquin kit fox workshop

The California Central Coast Chapter of The Wildlife Society will hold a professional workshop on the San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) Oct. 15 to Oct. 18 at the...

June 13, 2017

Chapter launches crowd-funding campaign for kit foxes

TWS’ San Joaquin Valley Chapter is raising money to help treat endangered kit foxes (Vulpes macrotis), whose urban population has been struck by a sarcoptic mange epidemic. “It’s the Chapter...

March 31, 2017

Mange outbreak imperils urban kit foxes

Endangered by habitat loss across its range, the San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica) now faces another deadly threat. Sarcoptic mange has been spreading swiftly through its urban population...

February 16, 2017

JWM study: Off-highway vehicles encroaching on kit fox habitat

Come wintertime in the Southwest, a flurry of recreationists hit the desert trails on dirt bikes, in four-wheel-drive vehicles and on all-terrain vehicles. But recent research demonstrates that this popular...