Class: Carnivores (Carnivora)
Scientific name: Canids (Canidae)
Conservations status: En
Size: 50-85 cm long with a shoulder height of 30 cm.
Weight: Normally 2.5-5 kg. Sometimes, an arctic fox can weigh up to 8 kg. The ”extra weight” then consists of a thick layer of fat.
Number of youngs: The pups are born between May and mid-July. There’s a significant variation in litter size, ranging from 1-13 pups! In some years with poor food availability, there’s no reproduction at all. 5-10 pups are most common.