Three years into studying the scarce population of Sierra Nevada red foxes in Central Oregon, wildlife biologists found a second, equally mysterious mammal.

The discovery of a second rare subspecies living in the region, the Rocky Mountain red fox, was a surprise.

Sign up for our Daily Headlines newsletter

Reporter: 541-617-7820,

kspurr@bendbulletin.com

(1) comment

bend 80

love this story so interesting.

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.