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Contact: Brage Bremset Hansen
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Arctic Fox

Caption: Arctic foxes in Svalbard will have more than enough food during rainy and icy winters because there will be many reindeer carcasses for them to eat. The next winter, however, the fox population size will be reduced because a robust and small reindeer population will mean many few deaths and hence, very little carrion.

Credit: Brage B. Hansen, NTNU Centre for Conservation Biology

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