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More Artic Foxes in Sweden

For the first time in decades the number of arctic foxes is on the up in Sweden.

As news agency TT reports, biologists estimate that some 150 arctic foxes will be born this year – increasing the total number of these animals to 200.

Main cause of the unusual high reproduction figure seems to be the high amount of lemmings in Northern Sweden. Lemmings are the favorite food of artic foxes.

But scientists also warn that the arctic fox will die out in Sweden by the end of this century due to climate change.

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