from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of Carnivora including the foxes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of foxes, giving name to the Vulpinæ, whose type species is the common red fox, Canis vulpes of earlier naturalists, now Vulpes vulgaris or V. fulvus.
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- n. foxes
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Obama can be classified as a vulpes cinereoargenteus, the tree fox of contemporary American life.
Mammal species include grey wolf Canis lupus (V), red fox Vulpes vulpes, otter Lutra lutra, Eurasian badger Meles meles, beech martin Martes foina and brown hare Lepus europeus.
For example the displacement of Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) by red fox (Vulpes vulpes), and many arctic plant species that are shade intolerant.
To illustrate the complexity of determining whether overall changes are positive or negative and how this depends on context and perception, this article uses the example of late freeze-up and its impacts on people, spotted seals (Phoca largha), caribou, and red foxes (Vulpes vulpes).
Interspecific competition and the geographical distribution of red and arctic foxes '' Vulpes vulpes '' and '' Alopex lagopus ''.
Also present are Japanese hare Lepus brachyurus angustidens, Japanese squirrel Sciurus lis, small Japanese flying squirrel Pteromys momonga, Japanese giant flying squirrel Petaurista leucogenys, Japanese dormouse Glirulus japonicus (EN), raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides, Japanese fox Vulpes vulpes japonica, Japanese marten Martes melampus, ermine Mustela ermina, Siberian weasel Mustela sibirica and Eurasian badger Mele meles.
Resident but rarely seen are pine marten Martes americana, fisher marten M. pennati, wolverine Gulo luscus, mountain lion Felis concolor and Sierra red fox Vulpes vulpes necatoc.
Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) is a mammal of the order Carnivora.
Other important animals, including the raven (Corvus corax), wolf, red fox (Vulpes vulpes), and ermine (Mustela erminea), are primarily boreal in distribution but remain an important component of many arctic ecosystems.
Interspecific competition and the geographical distribution of red and arctic foxes Vulpes vulpes and Alopex lagopus.