Red fox, found wandering in Hong Kong, has new home at Singapore Zoo

The fox is believed to have been illegally imported into Hong Kong and then abandoned or gotten lost. Its colouration occurs only through selective breeding under human care.
The fox is believed to have been illegally imported into Hong Kong and then abandoned or gotten lost. Its colouration occurs only through selective breeding under human care.PHOTO: OCEAN PARK HONG KONG

A red fox, with a unique marbled appearance, has found a home in Singapore.

The male mammal, believed to have been illegally imported into Hong Kong and then either abandoned or gotten lost, arrived at the Singapore Zoo last month.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 22, 2018, with the headline 'Red fox, found wandering in Hong Kong, has new home here'. Print Edition | Subscribe