Wildlife Damage Management, Internet Center for


Date of this Version

December 1977


Investigation by Fish and WIldife Srevice research biologist, Conrad Hillman and Department of Game, Fish and Parks have resulted in a five-month preliminary study of the swift fox in Shannon County, South Dakota. Thirteen fox were captured, marked, measured and released. Future plans will include an ecological study of the swift fox, introductions on private land for prairie dog control and a captive breeding program.