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Arctic Foxes. By: Annie Salvi. Intoduction. My animal is the arctic fox. It’s species is Alopex Lagopus . The arctic foxes lifespan is 15 years in the wild! The arctic foxes are endangered. There are not many left. Arctic foxes can grow 18 to 43 inches long! They weigh up to 17 pounds !.

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Arctic foxes

Arctic Foxes

By:

Annie Salvi


Intoduction
Intoduction

  • My animal is the arctic fox. It’s species is AlopexLagopus.

  • The arctic foxes lifespan is 15 years in the wild!

  • The arctic foxes are endangered. There are not manyleft.

  • Arctic foxes can grow 18 to 43 inches long! They weigh up to 17 pounds!


Habitat
Habitat

  • The arctic fox lives in the Arctic.

  • The climate can reach to -90 Fahrenheit!

  • To get protection and warmth, it digs a den in the snow. This also helps it camouflage in the ground.


Food

  • The arctic fox eats carnivore.

  • The arctic fox catches it’s prey in two ways. The first way is to hunt it. It camouflages into the snow then bites it’s prey with it’s sharp teeth.

  • The second way is to follow a polar bear and pick on it’s leftovers.


Babies
Babies

  • The arctic foxes have 4 to 11 kits at once.


Behavioral adaptations
Behavioral Adaptations

  • Arctic foxes hunt by blending into the surroundings and then jumping out and surprising it’s prey.


Physical adaptations
Physical Adaptations

  • The arctic fox has white fur in the winter to blend into the snow.

  • The arctic fox has brown fur in the summer to blend into the dirt.

  • The arctic fox has bushy fur in the winter to keep it warm.

  • It has short fur in the summer to keep it cool.

  • It uses it’s sharp teeth to kill it’s prey.


Fun facts
FUN FACTS

  • The arctic fox uses it’s tail as a blanket when sleeping.

  • Arctic foxes usually stay in packs or groups.

  • The arctic fox likes eating rabbits or owls at night.

  • The arctic fox has the warmest fur of any mammal, even warmer than the polar bears fur.


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