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    Arctic Fox

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    Answer 1 a) Arctic fox is basically a common name but they are also known as white fox or polar fox. Its biological name is Vulpes Lagopus and belongs to suborder Caniformia and family Canidae. b) Arctic fox live in cold places and are found throughout the entire Arctic tundra. It is the only native land mammal in Iceland. They live in areas around Greenland, Russia, the outer edges Canada, Alaska and Iceland. They live in a den often seen dug into a side of a hill or riverbank. While lemmings are

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    The arctic fox or the Vulpes Lagopus is a very beautiful and majestic animal with many interesting features. This animal can survive extremely frigid arctic temperatures that can drop as low as -50°F. The arctic fox is a very resilient animal. It has furry soles, short ears, and a short muzzle, which are the essentials of what is needed for the animals to adapt to the chilly climate. These foxes usually live in burrows and in emergencies like snowstorms, strong winds or animal conflict, they may

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    The Arctic fox is a mammal that was discovered in 1872, when the Arctic was discovered. This animal is a mammal because -- among other things -- it has a backbone, mammary glands, and it regulates its own body temperature. The Arctic fox is a medium-sized animal. It usually weighs between six and seventeen pounds . Its long bushy tail is usually twelve inches long. The rest of its body is typically a few inches shorter, or the same length, as its tail. Sometimes male Arctic foxes are longer and

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    The Arctic Fox, Alopex lagopus, is considered to be one of the first mammals to have colonized Sweden and Finland after the last Ice Age. Due to their thick fur, large fat reserves, specialized circulatory systems that help them retain heat, and their ability to lower their metabolic rate to endure periods of starvation make them the perfect candidate to live in the two coldest habitats in the world—the Arctic tundra and the frozen sea. These habitats are found in Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland

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    continues to change it becomes more important to the effects of the change on local species. The ability of theses northern species to adapted affects their survival s. Arctic foxes are one of the main predators of the terrestrial arctic ecosystem. Foxes main prey consists of small rodents, birds and their eggs in the summer and spring. Arctic foxes travel large distances searching for prey, averaging 29 km a day. (http://www.osti.gov/scitech/biblio/5927638). Many studies have been done on how food and

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    All About an Arctic Fox The Arctic Fox’s like to live in cold places because their bodies are exposed to the cold weather. You can find them all through Alaska, Canada, Iceland, Greenland, Russia , Norway, and Arctic Tundra. It is not easy living in the Tundra, it is rocky and barren. The Arctic Fox’s warm,soft muzzle is shorter than most wild outdoor foxes and so are their legs and ears.They also have thick fur for cold ice and it helps them walk on the ice and snow. Also, they move very quickly

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    Our trip to Canada

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    Kestrel, the Arctic Fox, and the American beaver,and wow! Are those some cute animals! The ball of fur that ran by was probably the cutest ball of fur that I have ever seen. That ball of fur was the Vulpes lagopus, more popularly known as the Arctic fox. I know what you’re thinking when you picture and Arctic fox,it has a white coat. That is normally true, but on this trip we saw the fox in its summer form, and I must say, it is not nearly as cute. Did you know that the Arctic fox can give birth

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    Ever wondered about caterpillars? I have. Caterpillars survive, although it has an abundance of predators because of it's appearance. Some caterpillars have camouflage, resemble poisonous species, poisonous, or have other ways to deter prey ("Wikipedia"). Caterpillars have little hairs on their bodies, some types of caterpillars have toxins in the glands of the hairs that can dislodge upon contact. The poisons could be very little to where it gives you a small rash or can be venomous enough to actually

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    particular that I have researched is the red fox or Vulpes vulpes as it is known in the scientific community. The animal is native to North America, Asia and Europe where they thrive in habitats ranging from temperate deserts to boreal forests, but its range spans the entire globe (Tesky 1995). The red fox is omnivorous which means that it feeds on animals and plants equally, which, creates impacts on both types of populations within its habitat. What makes the red fox invasive is its introduction to Australia

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    Red Fox in Oceania

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    The red fox (Vulpes vulpes) is a common meso-carnivore native to North America, Europe, Asia, and some parts of northern Africa. Being adaptable and plastic while having a generalist diet and habitat selection, the red fox is perfectly capable of surviving and reproducing in almost any environment. For the same reasons that it is widespread and pertinent in its native range, it can be extremely invasive and disruptive in areas that it is introduced to. It is especially invasive in the Oceania region

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