Vulpes Vulpes Caragan

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Vulpes Vulpes Caragan

 

(Russian karagankd), asubspecies of the common (red) fox. It is found in the steppes andsemideserts of Kazakhstan and is smaller than the Middle Rus-sian foxes. Its winter coat is yellowish gray or sandy yellow. Thepelt is comparatively coarse, short, and less valuable than thatof the northern fox.

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