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Arctic Fox

SKU 282329

Also known as the white fox, polar fox, and snow fox, the Arctic fox is one of the most common mammals found throughout the Arctic. Due to its multilayered fur, this amazing creature doesn’t start to feel cold until the temperature is as low as -70 ℃!

  • Scientific Name: Vulpes lagopus
  • Characteristics: Hand painted and meticulously crafted by experts with the utmost attention to detail, our Arctic fox figurine is wonderful as a teaching aid, cute piece of décor for your home or work desk, or as a gift for a nature enthusiast. Although the Arctic fox is used to living in some seriously frigid temperatures, don’t turn the heat up on its account – its insulated fur might cause it to overheat!
  • Size and Color:Not only is the Arctic fox’s white and gray coat beautiful, it also provides extremely effective camouflage against the sprawling Arctic tundra. 3.25 inches long and 2.25 inches tall, this figurine is a touch bigger than a deck of cards stood on its side.
  • This Arctic Fox is part of the Wild Safari® North American Wildlife collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.
  • History:

    Because of the superior insulating power of their thick coats, the pelts of Arctic foxes were historically used by indigenous tribes for clothing. Because of this, the global Arctic fox population number was threatened by over hunting. However, as the fur trade diminished, Arctic fox numbers have successfully rebounded. Currently, they are classified as least concern on the conversation status spectrum, and their population is believed to be steadily increasing.

    • Recommended Age: 3+
    • Size in cm: 7.6 L x 3.1 W x 5.7 H
    • Size in inches: 2.99 L x 1.22 W x 2.24 H
    • UPC: 095866282325
    Present Status In most areas, population numbers of Arctic foxes are stable. However, in some areas of Scandinavia and Russia, only a handful of Arctic foxes remain. Arctic foxes are found in the Arctic tundra, including Greenland, Iceland, Alaska, extreme Northern Canada, Russia, and Scandinavia. The two biggest threats to Arctic foxes are climate change and the invasion of the more aggressive red fox into the Arctic foxes' territory.