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Danielle Hickman. Arctic Fox. Names. Scientific Name: Vulpes lagopus Common Name: Arctic Fox. Where do they live? . Natural Habitat: Tundra . Life History Characteristics. Diet: (omnivore) sea birds, fish, other marine life 11inches tall 3 to 20 pounds Live in burrows Polar climates

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Danielle hickman

Danielle Hickman

Arctic Fox


Names

Names

  • Scientific Name: Vulpeslagopus

  • Common Name: Arctic Fox


Where do they live

Where do they live?

  • Natural Habitat: Tundra


Life history characteristics

Life History Characteristics

  • Diet: (omnivore) sea birds, fish, other marine life

  • 11inches tall

  • 3 to 20 pounds

  • Live in burrows

  • Polar climates

  • Male and Female mature sexually at 1 year of age.


Solitary or pack

Solitary or Pack?

  • Solitary


Why endangered

Why Endangered?

  • Overhunting. Why?

  • Habitat Destruction. Why?

  • Not endangered worldwide

  • 2 endangered populations: Russia & Fennoscandia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Kola Peninsula)


Population

Population

  • Worldwide: several thousand

  • Russia: around 90 individual foxes

  • Fennoscandia: around 40 individual foxes


Conservation efforts

Conservation Efforts

  • Laws put in place to stop hunting

  • Fur farms


Works cited

Works Cited:

  • https://worldwildlife.org/species/arctic-fox

  • http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/arctic_fox.htm

  • http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/899/0


Arctic fox

Quiz

  • 1) What habitat does the Arctic Fox live in?

  • 2) Solitary or Pack animal?

  • 3) Is overhunting the fox part of why it is endangered?

  • 4) Is the fox endangered worldwide?

  • 5) What kind of housing does the fox have?


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