Mountain fennec

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Mountain fennec
Sub groupingCanid
CountrySouthern Algeria, Northern Chad
RegionCentral Saharan Mountains

The mountain fennec (Vulpes sp. nov.) is an unidentified local name of a fox reported by Dr Koen de Smet, announced from the mountains of the Central Sahara by the local Tuaregs. It is possibly conspecific with Blanford's fox. The mountain fennec may just be a Corsavach Swift fox with bigger ears.

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