Posts about arctic foxes

Fox Talk: How Some Very Special Animals Helped Scientists Understand Communication by LE Carmichael Book Cover

New Technology Revealed Record-Setting Fox Journey, Says Canadian Science Author

News that an arctic fox from Svalbard, Norway, traveled 3,506 km across the sea ice to Ellesmere Island, Canada surprised social media, but not Dr. L. E. Carmichael. The Ontario author of children’s science books is also a scientist ... Read More  

arctic fox in summer fur

10 Reasons Arctic Foxes Are the Coolest

If you’ve been here before, you probably know I love domesticated foxes (enough to write a book about them), but arctic foxes will always have a special place in my heart. One reason is that I spent 6 years ... Read More  

Lindsey Carmichael and a wolf hybrid

Animals Have Culture, Too

Behaviour is what you do, culture is how you do it. This is totally obvious in human cultures, which have rules and guidelines for every behaviour – from table manners to what we wear to how we greet each ... Read More  

arctic fox barking

No Such Thing as a Free Lunch

Domestic foxes would probably argue that in fact, they get free lunches all the time, but their cousins in the wild don’t have it so easy. Foxes in the wild not only have to find their own food, but ... Read More  

fuzzy dice

Frisky Foxes and Fuzzy Dice

My dad worked for the same company most of his adult life. He was good at his job, and enjoyed it until the last few years, when the priorities of said company began to change. By this time a ... Read More