<p>The fennec, or desert fox, is a canine mammal species of the genus <i>Vulpes</i>, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. This is the smallest species of the family Canidae.</p> <p><i>This photo and caption were submitted to the 2013 </i><a href="http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/traveler-magazine/photo-contest/2013/?source=podrelated_tpc2013">National Geographic Traveler <i>Photo Contest</i></a><i>.</i></p>

Fennec Fox, Morocco

The fennec, or desert fox, is a canine mammal species of the genus Vulpes, which inhabits the Sahara Desert and Arabia. This is the smallest species of the family Canidae.

This photo and caption were submitted to the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

Photograph by Francisco Mingorance

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