Contact: Kristin Friedrich
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Caption: This is a map of Pliocene Tibetan fox localities (red stars), Ice Age (late Pleistocene) arctic fox localities (yellow circles), and extant arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) distribution, showing the connection between these two regions (red arrow), probably during the Ice Age.
Credit: Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
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