publication . Article . 2009

Review of Arctic fox. Life at the top of the world , by Gary Hamilton

Rolf A. Ims;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2009 Journal: Polar Research (issn: 1751-8369, eissn: 1751-8369, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
Abstract
The Arctic fox is the only truly Arctic species among the terrestrial carnivorous mammals of the world. It is distributed across the circumpolar Arctic region. Like polar bears, Arctic foxes regularly traverse the pack ice of the polar basin, a fact that astonished Fridtjof Nansen during his attempt to reach the North Pole more than 100 years ago. However, despite its unique lifestyle, which in some respects is more fascinating than that of the polar bear, there has been no popular book (except a book for children) aimed at compiling our present knowledge about the Arctic fox for an international audience. This omission is in stark contrast to all of the writing...
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free text keywords: Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous), Oceanography, General Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Geology, Arctic fox, biology.animal, biology, Arctic, Arctic ice pack, geography.geographical_feature_category, geography, North pole, Circumpolar star, Physical geography
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publication . Article . 2009

Review of Arctic fox. Life at the top of the world , by Gary Hamilton

Rolf A. Ims;