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Yes, a red fox and a kit fox could produce hybrid offspring, but it would be sterile. Sterile red fox / arctic fox (V. lagopus) hybrids have been bred for the fur trade for decades (source). Arctic foxes are quite closely related to kit foxes, and both species are equally distantly related to red foxes, so since one can produce hybrids then the other ...


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This is not a marsupial such as an opossum, since no marsupials are native to the region. It looks to be a rodent of some kind, probably a species in the Muridae family. Which species is it is exactly is hard to tell, since there are many species in Muridae which look quite similar, but my best guess is that this is a Tamarisk jird. It could also ...


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This is a white morph red fox, not an arctic fox. As noted in the question, this fox has larger, more pointy ears than an arctic fox, and the second picture shows it to have a longer muzzle as well. Another clue is that these pictures were taken in the springtime or early summer (which you can tell from the new growth on the plants in the picture), and ...



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