According to the organization, she is white because she is the result of breeding for fur farms, where foxes are selected for different coloration. She is a red fox genetically, but has what they call “marble colorations” based on her breeding.
Frankie has had all her shots and they are prepping her for a life outdoors again. They are building a much larger exhibit for her, that she will move into, in the spring.
Frankie gained some fame on social media earlier this month when a daycare in Franklin raised concerns about seeing her so close to people. The daycare owner said with her being so accustomed to being near people, she could get too close to the kids and become dangerous.