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Arctic fox

Vulpes lagopus

Description:

This pretty fox was seen whilst out looking for the Polar Bears of the Arctic tundra in Churchill. It is well adapted to living in cold environments. It has a deep thick fur which is brown in summer and white in winter. It averages in size at about 85.3 cm (33.6 in) in body length, with a generally rounded body shape to minimize the escape of body heat.

Habitat:

native to Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and is common throughout the Arctic tundra biome.

Notes:

These photos were taking a good few years ago and unfortunately at the time I didnt have a great camera so they arent uite as clear as they should be.

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5 Comments

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 7 years ago

Thankyou Yuko and Salamander

salamander425
salamander425 7 years ago

Beautiful!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Beautiful series!

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 7 years ago

Thanks once again Maria :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Very nice series

Debbie Stewart
Spotted by
Debbie Stewart

Churchill, Manitoba, Canada

Spotted on Oct 12, 2008
Submitted on Feb 27, 2013

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