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Arctic fox Vulpes lagopus

Animals in our sanctuary

Baily
Date of arrival
27-06-2011
Baily

Was brought in on 27-06-2011 after a seizure at an animal dealer.


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Features

Size:
55 - 75 cm
Nutrition:
Lemmingen, woelmuizen,sneeuwhazen, vogels (ganzen, zeekoeten, sneeuwhoenders, steltlopers), eieren, insecten, bessen en vruchten.
Weight:
2 - 6 kg
Age:
10 jaar
Gestation:
52-54 dagen
Status:
Minste zorg
Environment:
Gehele arctische toendra van Noord-Amerika, Noord-Europa en Noord-Azië.

Where does he feel most at home?

The arctic fox lives on the entire arctic tundra of North America, Northern Europe and North Asia.

What's his favourite food?

They like small mammals, especially lemmings and other voles. They will also eat snow hares, birds, eggs, insects, berries and fruits.

Fun fact

The number of arctic foxes seems to depend on the number of lemmings present.
They can survive temperatures of -50 °C.

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