Inhabit arctic tundra, along rocky beaches, and far out on frozen pack ice (ADF&G 1978, Banfield 1974). Prefer to den in light sandy soil along river banks and small hillocks, occasionally in talus (Anderson 1999). Treeless coastal areas (ADF&G n. d.).
ADF&G. 1978. Alaska’s wildlife and habitat, volume II. Anchorage, AK. ADF&G. Wildlife notebook series.
Anderson, C. G. 1999. Arctic Fox, Alopex lagopus. Pp. 146-148, in The Smithsonian book of North American mammals (D. E. Wilson and S. Ruff, eds.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C., in association with the American Society of Mammalogists.
Banfield, A. W. F. 1974. The mammals of Canada. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada. 438 pp.