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Scientists Are Speechless At This Arctic Fox Walking 76 Days From Norway to Canada

The female fox trekked the two and a half month journey from Norway's Svalbard islands to northern Canada in the longest recorded fastest movement rate for a fox ever. Researchers at Norway's Polar Institute fitted the young female with a GPS tracking device and freed her into the wild in late March last year on the east coast of Spitsbergen, the Svalbard archipelago's main island. The fox was under a year old when she set off west in search of food, reaching Greenland just 21 days later - a journey of 1,512 km - before trudging forward on the second leg of her trek.
She was tracked to Canada's Ellesmere Island, nearly 2,000 km further, just 76 days after leaving Svalbard. What amazed the researchers was not so much the length of the journey as the speed with which the fox had covered it - averaging just over 46 km (28.5 miles) a day and sometimes reaching 155 km.

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The Ultimate Polar Bear Mobile Tour Through The Tundra Is The Adventure Of A Lifetime (15 Images)

The Tundra Lodge Adventure is one of the most remarkable hotels--and it's completely on wheels! You are rolling around in the polar bear's arctic realm--through the Tundra itself! And while it's not a cheap adventure, it sure is one of a kind! 

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Spectacular Winning Photos Of The Annual Antarctic Photography Exhibition

The annual Antarctic photography exhibition, which is part of Hobart's Antarctica festival is back on with its chilly, majestic imagery of the "Creatures of the cold". Via: Design You Trust

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antarctic arctic counseling eat penguin psychiatrist traumatizing whale - 6402456576
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Ah uh... I see, I see... a traumatizing experience. Explain to me, Mr. Penguin, how did it make you feel when Willy the Whale tried to eat you?

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Aine says: "This semi-domesticated young Arctic fox brought me his ball to play with while we were going to bathe in hot springs in the Vestfirðir, Iceland. Needless to say, I happily complied!"

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Bear! You'll get nos smudges all over the lens!