Arctic Foxes

Arctic Foxes

by Patricia Janes

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Overview


Learn how the arctic fox survives in frigid temperatures!

Nature's Children series provides young readers (Ages 8-10) with fascinating information about the planet's most incredible wildlife species. Each title offers a complete picture of the animal- from birth to adulthood- and describes its place in our world, including how humans impact it and its environment.


Did you know that arctic foxes have the warmest fur of any animal-or that they don't shiver until temperatures drop to around a frigid -112°F (-80°C)?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531134252
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Series: Nature's Children Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,254,997
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 760L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Fact File 4

Chapter 1 Symbol of the North 6

Home, Sweet Home 9

Built for the Cold 10

Extreme Survivor 13

Chapter 2 Coat of Many Colors 14

To Be a Fox 17

Born to Roam 18

On the Prow! 21

Settling for Scraps 22

Chapter 3 Family Life 24

Preparing the Den 27

A Kit's Early Days 28

Growing Up Quickly 31

Preparing to Go 32

Chapter 4 Clues to the Past 34

Close Cousins 37

Chapter 5 A Shared History 38

Caution: Melting Snow! 41

Arctic Fox Family Tree 42

Words to Know 44

Find Out More 46

Facts for Now 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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