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Arctic Fox

Vulpes lagopus

Description:

These Arctic Foxes on Yankicha Island in the Kurils were hunting for Crested Auklets which nest in their thousands here. At this time of year they were losing their heavy winter coat and were frequently yelping, presumably to announce territories.

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5 Comments

Xinxin
Xinxin 6 years ago

they shed fur in the summer - how cool! and it makes sense - since when there is no snow having white coat means to stand out

CindyCor
CindyCor 9 years ago

The eyes are amazing !!! Great shots...

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

That third shot is primal!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Really nice!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wow wonderful spotting!

AdamRiley
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Сахалинская область, Russian Federation

Spotted on Jun 23, 2012
Submitted on Jun 23, 2012

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