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Gray foxes are found throughout Missouri but are most common in heavily forested areas in the Ozarks.

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Downloadable hound running area operator’s coyote and fox trapper record form.

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Gray Fox

Urocyon cinereoargenteus
There are two species of foxes in Missouri. The gray fox is more likely to be seen in the southern half of the state, climbs trees readily and is less desired by both fox hunters and fur trappers.

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Gray Fox

Image of a gray fox.

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Permit to operate a hound running area and purchase, transport, propagate, hold in captivity and sell or to release into a permitted hound running area legally acquired foxes and coyotes.

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Missouri’s small-game hunting forecast

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Here’s what to expect when you head out to hunt quail, pheasants, rabbits, squirrels, and furbearers.

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Photo of a red fox kit.

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Wildlife lovers can find this secretive, bushy-tailed and black-footed furbearer statewide.

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Portrait of a Predator

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Not just a pretty face, the red fox fills an important role in Missouri.

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Red Fox

Vulpes vulpes
The common name of this animal, “fox” is the Anglo-Saxon name for this animal and refers to its crafty behavior. In the twenty-first century, hunters still respect and appreciate foxes for their ability to elude.

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