Gray Fox Scat

Urocyon cinereoargenteus

gray fox scat
Gray fox scat that was deposited on top of a piece of metal that was left out overnight. Foxes often deposit their scat on top of objects that have been touched by humans. 

Gray Fox Scat composed of berries.

This gray fox scat was composed of berries and seeds. I was unable to identify the type of seed.
This gray fox scat was made up huckleberries. The tiny seeds are visible on the right.

A very fresh gray fox scat found on the edge of a dirt road. Fox tracks in the dust led right up to it. These appear to be more huckleberries. It was late summer and there was a nearby patch of huckleberry plants. The coyotes had also been feeding on these berries.


Another fresh scat composed of huckleberries. Notice the purple stain on the ground around the scat. The color comes from the berry juice.


This gray fox scat was found on a coastal dune in a preserve area. There was a nice set of fox tracks leading up to this scat, which was deposited on top of the highest dune around. Foxes love to put their scats on top of rocks, hills, and anything else that stands out above the landscape.

These summer scats contained parts of several species of berries.
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