Swift foxes mak­ing a come­back

Canadian Wildlife - - DISPATCHES -

Driven out by habi­tat loss and hunt­ing, south­ern Al­berta’s pop­u­la­tion of swift foxes was thought to be ex­tinct by the early 1980s, al­though other pop­u­la­tions ex­isted else­where. But thanks to con­ser­va­tion ef­forts in­clud­ing cap­tive­breed­ing pro­grams, to­day, a sta­ble pop­u­la­tion of about 100 foxes lives in south­east­ern Al­berta. For more, visit cal­gar­y­zoo.com.

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