California’s ‘Dwarf’ Fox Is Back From the Brink

A Channel Islands fox on Santa Cruz Island.

One of America’s rarest mammals, found only on six Channel Islands, the island fox was driven nearly to extinction in the 1990s by predatory golden eagles. By 1999, there were only about 85 island foxes left on Santa Cruz Island, while nearby San Miguel and Santa Rosa Islands were each down to about 15.

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