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Rüppel's Fox

Scientific Name: Vulpes rueppeli

Subspecies: A total of six subspecies have been described, but due to uncertainty of their individual status, we do not include them here.

Distribution: Arabian Peninsula, Iraq, Iran, western Afghanistan, western Pakistan.

Habitat: Semi-deserts, open woodland and steppe up to 1,500 m.

Description: Small fox weighing aroun 4,5 kg and measuring around 35 cm over the shoulder, reaching a total body length of 50 cm, without tail (40 cm). General colour pale reddish fawn, white tip to tail and rather large ears.

Hunting method: With dogs, snares.

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