Arctic Fox

The rotund ranger was breaking the snowy crust with his hiking boots. He was in a hunt to see a white fox spotted by another ranger, who recognized spoor and scat from the animal.

National Geographic

Scientific name: Vulpes lagopus

Luckily, these small foxes have some useful adaptations for living in the icy Arctic. Their thick fur coat keeps the fox’s body at a toasty 104°F. Their long, fluffy tails act like a blanket, keeping the fox warm when it wraps the tail around its body to sleep.

Eats: Birds, Lemming, Squirrels.

Eaten by: Red fox, Polar bear, Wolf, Wolverine, Grizzly bear, Golden eagle


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