Question: Are Arctic foxes warm or cold blooded?

Arctic foxes have short muzzles, ears, and legs. Warm-blooded creatures lose the most body heat from their extremities (the ends of their limbs). Any part of the body that is far away from the heart requires more energy to heat. Arctic foxes have little problem with this because their bodies are short and stumpy.

Is an Arctic fox cold or warm?


The Arctic fox inhabits two of the coldest places on the planet — the Arctic tundra and sea ice. Well adapted to its environment, the Arctic fox is shielded from sub-zero winter temperatures by its thick, white fur coat.

What animals can kill a dog?

5 Wild Animals That Have Been Known To Attack Dogs

  • Coyotes. Coyotes live all over North America. …
  • Snakes. Another “predator” that is found all over North America. …
  • Skunks. The skunk has a distinctive smell and uses it to its advantage. …
  • Raccoons. …
  • Squirrels.
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