What Defenders is Doing to Help Arctic Foxes
Defenders of Wildlife strongly supports the passage of national legislation that takes immediate steps to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions to address the root cause of climate change.
At the same time, Defenders is advancing legislation to help reduce the impacts climate change will have - and in many cases is already having - on habitat and wildlife like the Arctic fox.
Size: Arctic foxes can range from 2.3 to 3.5 feet (.76 - 1.1m) in length, in addition to their 12-inch (.3m) tail. At the shoulder, they stand around 9 inches to 12 inches (.2 - .3m) tall.
Weight: Arctic foxes range from 6.5 to 21 lbs (2.9 - 95kg). Female Arctic foxes tend to be smaller than males.
Lifespan: Usually around 3 to 6 years.