In news: The journey of a young arctic fox, which trekked more than 2,175 miles from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, has stunned researchers and shed new light on the movement of the species over vast distances of sea ice.

About Arctic Fox:

  • IUCN status: Least concern
  • It is native to the Arctic regions of Northern Hemisphere and common throughout the Arctic tundra biome.  
  • Sea ice plays a vital role in foxes’ ability to migrate between areas and find resources.