The Arctic fox, also known as the white fox, polar fox, or snow fox, is a small fox native to the Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and common throughout the Arctic tundra biome. It is well adapted to living in cold environments.
The Arctic Fox is the only native land mammal in Iceland. Since the settlement AD), mice, reindeer and minks have moved in and adapted to the Icelandic environment. This fox is probably on the hunt for a ptarmigan, the main part of its diet.