Month: August 2017

Interactions of the Arctic Fox and Sea Ice in a Changing Arctic Ecosystem

Alopex lagopus is a mammal that lives above the Arctic Circle. It has a varied diet and will scavenge for food opportunistically. In the winter time it primarily scavenges polar bear kills on sea ice. One problem affecting Alopex lagopus is the Arctic sea ice has been decreasing extent, thickness, and length of season.

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