Hopefully we will never stopped being amazed by just how AMAZING wildlife is.
“And the little one wasn’t wasting any time, crossing the treacherous scape at a clip of 28.8 miles per day (46.3 km per day) on average and reaching a top speed of 96.3 miles per day (155 km per day) on the ice sheet in northern Greenland, according to the researchers. “This is the fastest movement rate recorded for this species,” the scientists, Eva Fuglei, of the Norwegian Polar Institute, and Arnaud Tarroux, of the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, wrote in the paper.”
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Photo by Jonatan Pie on Unsplash (This is not the fox that made the journey.)
Source: Scientists ‘Thunderstruck’ As Arctic Fox Makes Stunning 2,100-Mile Journey in Just 76 Days
4 thoughts on “Scientists ‘Thunderstruck’ As Arctic Fox Makes Stunning 2,100-Mile Journey in Just 76 Days”
My husband told me about this amazing story. What a journey!
oh thanks, I love reading about the Arctic Fox.
Wow! Great story, but still wondering why she made it (I didn’t see the reason in the article). Greener pastures?
I bet the scientists didn’t think to ask her. 🙁 😉