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Arctic Fox – National Geographic
A brief general look at arctic foxes that focuses on their cold weather adaptations.
In the winter, arctic foxes deal with extremely low temperatures and food scarcity and yet they manage to sustain themselves. Learn how the arctic fox can adjust its circulation, behaviours, and metabolism to prosper in some of the coldest places on earth.
In 2018 an arctic fox became famous for an incredible trek! The animal trekked an average of 28 miles per day, covering a distance of 2,175 miles during her journey from Spitsbergen to Ellesmere Island.
Yukon Specific Research
2008-2009 research from Herschel Island proves arctic foxes are the true small canid of the north when compared to their larger and more colourful cousin, the red fox.
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