Arctic fox

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Synonyms for Arctic fox

thickly-furred fox of Arctic regions

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Canadian researcher Fred Bruemmer reports arctic foxes "eating tunnels into the corpse of a 60-foot whale, until the colossal carcass resembled a Swiss cheese.
Arctic foxes are predators and scavengers that rely first of all on small rodents such as lemmings (Dicrostonyx spp.
Arctic foxes were the most common mammalian predator although we detected them relatively infrequently.
The Prudhoe Bay Oilfield is home to sympatric populations of red and arctic foxes.
In the frozen North Arctic foxes must hunt food during warmer times in order to survive the winter.
Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) and wolves (Canis lupus) often use similar den sites.
In an effort to help him fit in he was taken to Palacerigg Country Park, in Cumbernauld, Lanarkshire, to join four other arctic foxes.
Simultaneous Den Use by Arctic Foxes and Wolves at a Den Site in Nunavut, Canada.
Nest failure rates were high (32%-95%), and arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus), alone or with polar bears (Ursus maritimus), appeared to be more destructive than glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) to eider nests.
Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) are opportunistic predators and scavengers that rely heavily on small mammals throughout most of their range (Audet et al.
Observations were made at the Karrak Lake goose colony (67[degrees] 14'N, 100[degrees] 15'W) in Nunavut, Canada, during the summer of 2000 as part of a study on the ecology of arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus).
Arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) are the main predators of many arctic-nesting birds, and such predation can have a large impact on the nesting performance of geese in some years and in some parts of the Arctic.
We investigated the diet of arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) in the Karupelv valley, East Greenland, during the summer of 1997.
Their subject matter is similarly broad, and pictures of Canada geese, arctic foxes, snowy owls, willow ptarmigan, snow geese, and arctic ground squirrels (to name but a few) are found among the expected pictures of polar bears.
Throughout their Holarctic range, arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) have an enormous variation in diet.
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