Red Fox

<b>First year:</b> 1950s <br><b>Established status:</b> Populations are confirmed breeding and apparently self-sustaining for 10 or more consecutive years. <br><b>Estimated Florida range:</b> 67 counties At least 10 years <br><b>Statewide trend:</b> Stable <br><b>Threats to natives</b>: Red foxes are notorious for destroying sea turtle nests, and they may similarly impact other species. <br><b>Species Account:</b> Introduction may have been natural or human influenced. Species now occurs throughout the state. Hazard to humans as a vector of disease, notably rabies.
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( Scott Fisher, File / September 8, 2005 )

First year: 1950s
Established status: Populations are confirmed breeding and apparently self-sustaining for 10 or more consecutive years.
Estimated Florida range: 67 counties At least 10 years
Statewide trend: Stable
Threats to natives: Red foxes are notorious for destroying sea turtle nests, and they may similarly impact other species.
Species Account: Introduction may have been natural or human influenced. Species now occurs throughout the state. Hazard to humans as a vector of disease, notably rabies.

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