Russian geneticist breeds the first domesticated foxes and I want one

A Russian geneticist has done something that took our ancestors thousands of years in just five decades. By selectively breeding hundreds of Vulpes vulpes foxes over multiple generations, Dmitry K. Belyaev has created a never-before-seen pet: the domesticated fox. Image credits Neil McIntosh / Flickr. On an unassuming farm in Novosibirsk, a new breed of pets…