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Arctic Fox
Arctic fox winter
Arctic Fox in its winter coat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Suborder: Caniformia
Family: Canidae
Tribe: Vulpini
Genus: Vulpes
Species: V. lagopus
Binomial name
Vulpes lagopus
(Linnaeus
Arctic fox range
Range of V. lagopus

Other names

Description

It develops a white coloured fur throughout the winter season.

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References

  1. ^ Angerbjörn, A.; Hersteinsson, P.; Tannerfeldt, M. (2008). Alopex lagopus. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 6 October 2014.

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