Arctic Fox

Taxonomic Name: Vulpes lagopus

Status: 
Least Concern (IUCN)

Type:
Mammal

Diet:
 They are omnivorous, eating items such as: lemmings, eggs, birds, voles, berries, seaweed, and small invertebrates.

Longevity in the wild:
3 - 4 years

Size: Height: 28 cm Length: 46-69 cm

Weight: 1.3 - 9 kg

Fun Fact: Arctic foxes can have up to 25 pups in one litter. This is the largest litter size of any animal in the order Carnivora (the carnivores)!

You can find the Zoo's Arctic fox in the Journey to Churchill exhibit near the muskox habitat.

Arctic fox