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Vulpes lagopus


Young Fox Hunting In The Snow - Life Story - BBC


Snow day for a baby arctic fox


Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus) rolling in snow, blue colour morph, Iceland


Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) cubs playing, West Fjords, Iceland


Polarfuchs, Arctic Fox, Fjallrefur (Vulpes lagopus)

The Arctic fox, also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox native to the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and common throughout the Arctic tundra biome. It is well adapted to living in cold environments, and is best known for its thick, warm fur that is also used as camouflage. On average, Arctic foxes only live 3–4 years in the wild. Its body length ranges from 46 to 68 cm, with a generally rounded body shape to minimize the escape of body heat.