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The silver fox is a melanistic form of red fox. Melanism is when the animal's coloring is much darker than normal.  Interestingly, fox squirrels, who have brownish body fur and reddish tummy fur also have a melanistic form that resembles this.  I had a "black" fox squirrel that I hand raised.  He lived to be 12 years old, a full ten years longer than he would have in the wild.

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The silver fox is a melanistic form of red fox. Melanism is when the animal's coloring is much darker than normal. Interestingly, fox squirrels, who have brownish body fur and reddish tummy fur also have a melanistic form that resembles this. I had a "black" fox squirrel that I hand raised. He lived to be 12 years old, a full ten years longer than he would have in the wild.

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Domesticated "Siberian" Fox: domesticated by a Russian scientist these foxes are tamer and will cost you about 7k. Very much like a dog but more agile and smarter than many breeds.

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Silver domesticated fox. I read about the domesticated foxes in a National Geographic. Ever since that, I wanted one.

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Domesticated silver fox! (from Why so many domesticated mammals have floppy ears | IFLScience)

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11 Reasons Loving A Domesticated Fox Is A Fantastic Idea

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New pet that I definitely need. The domesticated silver fox (marketed as the Siberian fox)

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Pictures of Rylai, an incredibly adorable domesticated silver Siberian Red Fox

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