from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fox (Alopex lagopus) of Arctic regions, having fur that is white or light gray in winter and brown or blue-gray in summer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alopex lagopus, a fox-like carnivore of the family Canidae living in the Arctic regions of North America and Eurasia.
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We brought the arctic fox, because he's a wintertime -- now, this is from SeaWorld San Diego.