Meet The Beautiful Arctic Fox – The Hardiest Of All The Arctic Animals

The gorgeous arctic fox is an exceptionally strong species that can survive temperatures as low as -58°F in the Arctic.No other creature living in the Arctic has fur that can provide warmth as adequately as the arctic fox.
Arctic foxes are ‘opportunistic omnivores,’ which means they consume practically everything, including animals and plants.

Sporting furry soles, short ears, and a short muzzle, these are all essential features to be able to withstand the frosty climate.

Arctic foxes are famous for their beautiful white coats which work great as a winter camouflage, but it changes color with the season.

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To fit in with the summer’s backdrop of rocks and plants, the fox’s dazzling white coat becomes a brownish-gray hue.These color adaptations help the fox effectively hunt their prey, often rodent, birds, and fish.

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When there is a dearth of prey in the winter, the arctic fox will follow the area’s top predator, a polar bear, and eat the scraps.

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Found all throughout the Arctic Circle’s coastal areas, from Canada to Europe, Russia, Iceland, and beyond.

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The arctic foxes’ beautiful fluffy tails help them to balance, just like a cat, and helps them keep warm in winter.

They are monogamous and mate for like, producing up to two litters of up to 14 pups every season.