Conservation and Trapping News

Rare red fox subspecies thriving in Beartooth range
Oct 1, 2022 12:54 ET

POWELL — In the drainages, plateaus and enclaves of the Beartooth Mountains, a relic of two ice ages ago is thriving despite being isolated for hundreds of thousands of years.

The Rocky Mountain subspecies of the red fox is a success story in survival despite rarely receiving the benefits of conservation efforts.

Few even know how special the subspecies is in the fox community despite their being in the Beartooth Plateau for 200,000-500,000 years.

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