Main Characteristics: South American Grey Foxes have a body length between 42 and 68 cms (16.5 - 26.8 inches), a tail length between 30 and 36 cms (12 - 14 inches) and they weigh between 2 and 4 kgs (4.4 - 8.8 lbs).
They are grey in colour with a pale underside and they have rust coloured markings around their head, ears and legs.
Habitat: South American Grey Foxes can be found on the plains, grasslands, forest edges and the foothills of mountain ranges in southern South America.
Diet: South American Grey Foxes mainly feed on rodents, birds and rabbits.
Breeding: After a gestation period of approximately 2 months, 2 - 4 young are born in a den.
Predators: Predators of South American Grey Foxes have not been documented.
Subspecies: There are no subspecies of the South American Grey Fox.
|Latin Name||Lycalopex griseus|
|Conservation Status||Least Concern|
|Length||42 - 68 cms (16.5 - 26.8 inches)|
|Tail||30 - 36 cms (12 - 14 inches)|
|Weight||2 - 4 Kgs (4.4 - 8.8 lbs)|
Up to 15 Yrs