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Arctic fox

Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus), tundra dweller of the family Canidae. In summer, it is brown or gray; in winter it is white or slate blue. The Arctic fox is about 2 ft (60 cm) long, with a long tail and short, rounded ears. A true scavenger, it eats any available food and follows polar bears to eat the remains of their kills.

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