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Gray Fox

(Urocyon cinereoargenteus)

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Small, silver-gray dog-like mammal, with reddish ears and shoulders; to 52 to 64cm (20 to 24in) long plus tail. (Zorro Gris).


Forested and open areas of northern Pacific lowlands (Guanacaste region); active day or night; often seen during early morning.

Found in the following Parks:

Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Palo Verde National Park.
Santa Rosa Nacional Park.

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.

Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus), Costa Rica