white-footed fox, desert fox (Vulpes vulpes pusilla)
An Indian Desert Fox or White-footed Fox (V. v. pusilla) from Tal Chappar, Rajasthan, India
English: Individual at Tal Chappar
Date 7 November 2014, 21:19:46
Source Own work
Author Sumeet Moghe
The white-footed fox (Vulpes vulpes pusilla), also known as the desert fox, is a small, Asiatic subspecies of red fox which occurs throughout most of northwestern Indian subcontinent, Pakistan's desert districts from Rawalpindi to Rajputana and Kutch in India, Baluchistan, southern Iran, and Iraq. It is mostly found on sand-hills or in the broad sandy beds of semi-dry rivers, and only very rarely in fields, and then in the vicinity of sandy tracts. Order: Carnivora, Family: Canidae.