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27 Swift Fox were Released in August on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, How Are They Doing?


November 18, 2020

27 Swift Fox were released this summer on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation as part of a larger reintroduction plan. Sightings have taken place and those who see these animals are being asked to report their sightings.

The Swift Fox once were very common throughout Montana and Southern Canada, but numbers quickly diminished significantly. This summer reintroduction plans to the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation began with the release of 27 Swift Fox.

The Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, just south of the Milk River in Blaine County has proven to be vital in providing critical habitat to some of Montana's treasured and rare species. Fort Belknap has a long history of holding this land in high value and has remained committed to maintaining habitat, protecting and preserving cultural values and helping to sus...

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