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Arctic Fox

Arctic fox

Introduction

Head-Body Length:50-60 cm
Height:28 cm
Weight:2.5-5 kg
Identification:The Arctic fox has a white or blue winter coat and a dingy brown coat in the summer. They have rounded ears, black eyes, and a short black nose.
Habitat:Tundra
Diet:Omnivore: mammals, birds, eggs, carrion, berries
Reproduction:Arctic foxes are monogamous breeders and mate in May, with litters of 5-6 pups being born 5-6 weeks later. Both parents help care for their young. Pups are independent at four months old and leave their parents the following winter.
Packs usually consist of 3-6 adults.
Behavior:These animals do not hibernate despite the cold arctic winters.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:A fox’s thick winter coat helps keep its body temperature near 100 degrees. Foxes also have fur on the soles of their feet and reduced blood flow to their legs to help keep them warm

Geographic:North America
Asia
Europe 
Date:1958 – 1988 Subjects: Arctic fox
Alopex
Canidae
Carnivora
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Foxes
Predatory animals

KEY FACTS

Name Blue fox (Arctic fox),Vulpes lagopus
Origin America
Size 50-60 cm
Litter Size 5-6 pups
Life span Arctic foxes live for 3 or 4 years in the wild and up to 14 to 18 years in captivity
Reproduction Arctic foxes are monogamous breeders and mate in May, with litters of 5-6 pups being born 5-6 weeks later. Both parents help care for their young. Pups are independent at four months old and leave their parents the following winter
Height 28 cm
Weight 2.5-5 kg
Colors The Arctic fox has two colour variants: white and blue. The white fox is entirely white in the winter, but in the summer it is a brown colour with yellow areas on the body's underside. The blue fox is entirely brown in the summer and turns a steely blue colour in the winter

description of Arctic Fox

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Carnivora
Family – Canidae
Genus – Alopex
Genus SpeciesAlopex lagopus

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