South American Grey fox

The South American gray fox is also known as the Patagonian fox, the chilla or the gray zorro.

South American Gray fox by Gabriel Barrera Maffioletti

As you can see, the South American gray fox, looks very like the red fox that we are used to, but being grey. It is a similar size,

It is found in the Southern half of South America in Argentina’s Western half, as well as the majority of Chile. There have also been some unconfirmed sightings in Peru.

The South American gray fox live in a range of habitats, from the warm, arid scrublands of the uplands and the cold, arid Patagonian steppe to the forests of southernmost Chile.

In places this foxes range overlaps with the Cupeo fox.

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