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August 1, 2001


The swift fox (Vulpes velox) is a rare, house-cat-sized carnivore. Although once abundant in Canada, it was extirpated from Canada and northern Montana by the late 1930s. Since 1983, a reintroduction program has been underway to restore this species to Canada. Concurrent with the Canadian swift...

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January 1, 1997


This wildlife status report looks at the swift fox. Once common throughout the short and mixed-grass prairie regions of North America, in Canada the species disappeared from historic ranges in the early 20th century and has been listed as "extirpated" since 1978. Reintroduction efforts have...