The fenses of the fox are at good as those of the wolf ; bis sentiment is more delicate ; and the organs of his voice are more pliant and perfect. ... The fox flies when he hears the explosion of a gun, or smells gun powder. ... He is remarkably playful ; but, like all savage creatures half reclaimed, will on the least offence bite those lie is most familiar with. ... and sides black mixed with, red, asti-colour, and black ; the belly yellowish ; the tail black above, red beneath, and cinereous on its side.
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