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Photo may show fox thought to be extinct in Oregon

A fox -- thought to be a Sierra Nevada red fox - was photographed by motion-detecting infrared camera in the Mount Hood National Forest. The Sierra Nevada red fox  hasn't been found in Oregon in decades. The identity of the fox has not been confirmed by wildlife authorities. (Cascadia Wild)
A fox -- thought to be a Sierra Nevada red fox - was photographed by motion-detecting infrared camera in the Mount Hood National Forest. The Sierra Nevada red fox hasn't been found in Oregon in decades. The identity of the fox has not been confirmed by wildlife authorities. (Cascadia Wild)

ENDANGERED SPECIES — A red fox photographed by motion-detecting infrared camera in the Mount Hood National Forest may be a Sierra Nevada red fox, which hasn't been found in Oregon in decades.

See the OregonLive story.




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