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When Nature Defies Boundaries: The Dogxim Case

In an extraordinary testament to nature's unpredictability, scientists confirm the existence of a hybrid animal that blurs the lines between domestic and wild.

dogxim case


  • Researchers in Brazil used genetic testing to confirm the existence of the first verified dog-fox hybrid, dubbed a “dogxim”
  • The female dog-like creature was hit by a car and taken to a wildlife rehabilitation center, where staff took notice of her fox-like ears, appetite for rodents, and her dog like bark
  • Genetic testing revealed the dogxim was the offspring of a female Pampas fox and a male domestic dog
  • Experts believe the dogxim’s existence is concerning as it relates to the impact pet dogs might have on animal populations and their survival

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