The Arctic fox is found throughout the entire Arctic tundra, through Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Russia, Norway, Scandinavia, and even Iceland, where it is the only native land mammal. The San Joaquin kit fox was originally found throughout most of the San Joaquin Valley in Central California.
Do arctic foxes only live in cold places?
It is well adapted to living in cold environments, and is best known for its thick, warm fur that is also used as camouflage. It has a large and very fluffy tail. In the wild, most individuals do not live past their first year but some exceptional ones survive up to 11 years.
Will a fox kill a dog?
Fox attacks on dogs are rare because these animals try to evade conflict. However, they will defend themselves against a dog if cornered. Adult cats are usually safe, but a fox may hunt and prey on kittens.
What do arctic foxes get eaten by?
What are the predators of the Arctic fox?
Arctic foxes eat small mammals (especially lemmings), insects, berries, carrion, marine invertebrates, sea birds and fish. Their predators include polar bears, wolves, golden eagles, grizzly bears and humans. Mating for life.