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Arctic Fox
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North Slope,
Alaska, 1959
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Canidae
Genus:Alopex[?]
Species:lagopus
Binomial name
Alopex lagopus
The Arctic Fox (Alopex lagopus) is a small fox native to cold Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The population of Arctic Foxes fluctuates along with the population of lemmings.

The Arctic Fox is a member of the Canidae family. Arctic Foxes are dull brown, paler underneath, in the summer. In the winter, most turn white all over; some turn bluish gray.



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