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Camera catches photos of rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite
Camera catches photos of rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite

Next time you go to Yosemite National Park, look for a new and rarely seen visitor: the Sierra Nevada red fox. Park officials announced Wednesday that cameras set up in the far northern part of the park twice confirmed a sighting of the fox that hasn't been seen in Yosemite for 100 years. Park wildlife biologist Sarah Stock said in the statement that Yosemite's "vast alpine wilderness provides an opportunity to join research partners in helping to protect this imperiled animal." Likely fewer than 50 of the Vulpes vulpes necator, as the species is known, are left in the wild, according to the announcement. It also is on the state's list of threatened...

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