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Lycalopex gymnocercus (Fischer, ) is a canid commonly called the Pampas fox. A sexually dimorphic fox-like carnivore of medium size. Abstract. The seasonal diet of Pampas foxes (Lycalopex gymnocercus) was examined from scat samples collected during 1 year in the dry Chaco woodland. Descriptions and articles about the Azara’s Fox, scientifically known as Lycalopex gymnocercus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribution;.

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Breeding is monogamous and occurs from July through October.

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Diet, habit use, and relative abundance of Pampa fox Pseudalopex gymnocercus in northern Patagonia, Argentina. The volume of each scat sample was measured using a graduated cylinder to the nearest 1 ml. Gil from Campo Grande for their friendship and hospitality, which made our stay in the study area comfortable and pleasant. Young stay at the den for the first lcalopex months, after which they hunt with parents.


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Gymnocecus ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. This is because sand does not hold water well so ,ycalopex is available to plants. Those scats that could not be accurately attributed to foxes were discarded. Small-scale spatial variability in the diet of Pampa foxes Pseudalopex gymnocercus and human-induced changes in prey base. Seasonal shifts in the frequency of the main food items in the diet were not significant, but there was considerable seasonal variation in the frequency of fruit species.

Chile, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. Molina’s hog-nosed skunk Lycwlopex. It prefers open pampas habitats, often close to agricultural land, but can also be found in montane or chaco forest, dry scrubland, and wetland habitats. In dune areas vegetation is also sparse and conditions are dry.

This species is monogamous. Chemical studies of fruits of congeneric species, such as Z. Small-toothed palm civet A. Citing articles via Web of Science The area around the biological station 10, ha is fenced and has been gymoncercus from grazing by domestic herbivores for the last 30 years.


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Pampas fox

If they are startled, these foxes will throw themselves to the ground, rigid, with their eyes closed, and remain in this position until the perceived threat passes. These studies concur in defining the Pampas fox as an omnivore generalist, with a diet dominated by animal prey, particularly wild mammals and insects. Eastern lowland olingo B.

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