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What do arctic foxes eat?
Last Updated: 4th April, 2020
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Also question is, what are the predators of the Arctic fox?
Polar bears, wolf packs and humans are onlyrealpredators of the adult Arctic fox, along withlargebirds of prey such as snowy owls, that primarilypreyon the smaller and more vulnerable Arcticfoxcubs.
Also, what do arctic foxes like to do? Arctic foxes are well-known for theirhuntingstyle. They are carnivores and scavengers, and theyhuntrodents, birds and even fish. In winter, prey can bescarce,prompting Arctic foxes to bring out theircheekysides.
Secondly, how often do arctic foxes eat?
A major source of food for the arctic fox isthelemming. In fact, the arctic fox populationoftenpeaks every four years in a cycle that follows lemmingpopulationchanges!
Are Arctic foxes dangerous?
Some animals, such as the arcticfox,arctic dogs and arctic wolves are potentialcarriersof rabies. Close contact to arctic foxes ispotentiallydangerous because of rabies. Fox bites canbedangerous to humans. Never touch live or deadwildanimals.