Arctic Fox: Life at the Top of the World
Curious, innovative and mysterious survivors of the arctic tundra.
Ever since explorers began venturing north into the harsh lands of the arctic, they have encountered arctic foxes in the unlikeliest of places. The arctic fox is an extraordinary creature. No bigger than a house cat, it survives on almost nothing in the middle of a land so hostile it seems incompatible with the very existence of life. The tundra is a place of endless days or endless nights where temperatures can reach -58°F (-50°C) for weeks at a time, and where the terrain consists mostly of ice sheets, pack ice, ice floes, icebergs, ice shelves and glaciers.
Arctic Fox tells the story of this animal from its evolutionary beginnings to its difficult life in the far north involving:
This informative, lively and beautifully photographed book will fascinate naturalists and general readers.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Ella_Jill - LibraryThing
This book combines detailed, fascinating information about the animal with stunning photography. Here are some of the facts I've learned from this book that I've found the most interesting: * Arctic ... Read full review
Review: Arctic Fox: Life at the Top of the WorldUser Review - Goodreads
The book is worth the time just for some of beautiful photos of the arctic. The rest of the book is a great read about the history of the arctic fox in the north and all the challenges it has and is ... Read full review