Arctic fox: endangered in northern Europe


The arctic fox is breeding only in the Norwegian county of Finnmark in the northernmost portion of that country, and is one the most endangered species in the region.

In Finnmark, only five broods are registered, with up to five offspring in each brood.

The arctic fox has also been spotted in counties to the south, but there are no signs of pups there or in the southern parts of Norway, according to the Directorate of Nature Management.

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