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Welcome to the Grey Fox Habitat

Grey foxes live in a large range, from Canada down to the northern countries of South America. They are secretive, elusive animals that inhabit forests with thick woods and brush that provide sufficient cover. Although the grey fox is commonly mistaken for its relative, the red fox, because of the red fur mixed in on its coat, the grey fox has a unique skill that sets it apart from all other dog-related species—it can climb trees!

What Can I Do Here?

There are many things that you can do here. Please begin by watching the welcome video for an introduction to the grey foxes (simply click on the video on the top of the media bar to the right). You can also use the media bar to look at pictures and watch other videos of grey foxes at the museum.

After watching the video, you can use the left-side menu to:

  • Learn more by reviewing the READINGS about the grey foxes.
  • Browse the OBSERVATIONS to learn what others have found out about the grey foxes at the museum.
  • Collaborate with other students by joining in the DISCUSSION about the grey foxes.
  • Record your thoughts and questions, as well as the things you’ve learned about the grey foxes, in your JOURNAL.
  • Browse PHOTOS of the grey foxes.
  • Use the ANALYSIS tool to answer your research questions.

How Do I Select A Different Habitat?

If you want to learn more about the nature of science or a different museum habitat, you can click on the habitat map to navigate anywhere.