Definition of Arctic fox in English:

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Arctic fox

noun

A small fox with a thick coat that turns white in winter, found on the tundra of North America and Eurasia.
  • Alopex lagopus, family Canidae.
Example sentences
  • Crested Auklet populations are declining due to predation at nesting sites by introduced predators such as Arctic foxes, red foxes, and rats.
  • Whales, seabirds and wildflowers are the biggest attractions, but grey and common seals, Arctic foxes, reindeer (imported from Norway in the late eighteenth century) and a variety of other species add to the appeal.
  • From the ground, Arctic foxes, ground squirrels, and people are a persistent threat.

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