Grey Fox - ch'omak
The Grey Fox in Yucatec Maya is Ch'omak and is one of the mammals found in Belize. The pray fox's ability to climb trees is shared only with the Asian Raccoon Dog among canids.
Foxes in the Popol Vuh:
"now it was all the animals,
Both great and small,
That had done it
The puma and th jaguar,
The deer and the rabbit,
The fox and the coyote,
The peccary and the coati,
The small bits and the great birds.
These had done it. In a single night they did."
Photograph courtesy Belize Yucatec Maya
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