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The Arctic Fox Lives In Some Of The Most Challenging Conditions On The Planet . ...

The Arctic Fox Lives In Some Of The Most Challenging Conditions On The Planet .  ...

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Source: photographer Based in: United Kingdom

Description: The arctic fox lives in some of the most challenging conditions on the planet . Among its adaptations for living in an extreme cold climate are deep , thick fur , and a system of countercurrent heat exchange in the circulation of paws to retain heat coupled with a good supply of body fat . The fox is smaller and therefore has a low surface area to volume ratio , shorter legs and vv , and smaller , thicker ears .

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