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Photo by Autumn Shoemaker
The swift fox is the smallest of wild dogs in North America.
Weight: 4 to 7 pounds; Shoulder height: Average 11.8 inches; Length: Average 31 inches
Small mammals, insects, fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and carrion
Short-grass and mixed-grass prairies in gently rolling or level terrain
Range in the Wild:
Great Plains of the United States and western Canada
In the U.S. it is listed as Least Concern. In Canada, because of severe population decline, it is listed as Endangered.
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