More fox photos on Mt Hood

Heading up to Mt Hood to take-down cameras today in anticipation of summer surveys in Washington, we collected the memory cards from our two cameras. We have some new photos of a black-morph mountain red fox. This appears to be the same individual as that detected during our last camera check. We will return to Mt Hood in a month, once the snow melts some more, to collect fox scats along trails near our detections and those of Cascadia Wild. We hope these samples, once the DNA is extracted and analyzed, will confirm the native ancestry of mountain foxes in Oregon remains intact and has not been mixed with non-native lowland foxes moving into mountain red fox habitat.

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