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Arctic foxes in Canada photographed by Anna Henly

Sunday, November 25th, 2012
Artic Fox, tongue all out. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox, tongue all out.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox Play-Fight. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox Play-Fight.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox Prowl Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox Prowl
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox on Frozen Kelp. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox on Frozen Kelp.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox White on White. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox White on White.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox Next to Antlers Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox Next to Antlers
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox on Icy Rock Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox on Icy Rock
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox Cutie Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox Cutie
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic fox Eating Frozen Duck Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic fox Eating Frozen Duck
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Photographer Anna Henly Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Photographer Anna Henly
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

An Arctic fox emerges from the mist. Apart from its nose and eyes, it is barely visible against the snowy backdrop. The award-winning image was one of many captured by British photographer Anna Henly at the Seal River, in Manitoba, Canada. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA
An Arctic fox emerges from the mist. Apart from its nose and eyes, it is barely visible against the snowy backdrop. The award-winning image was one of many captured by British photographer Anna Henly at the Seal River, in Manitoba, Canada.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA
She flew to the remote region with photographer and biologist Matthias Breiter hoping to see polar bears. Instead they were greeted by a group of inquisitive Arctic foxes, and she spent 10 days photographing them. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

She flew to the remote region with photographer and biologist Matthias Breiter hoping to see polar bears. Instead they were greeted by a group of inquisitive Arctic foxes, and she spent 10 days photographing them.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

"They are very curious animals and were coming up to investigate us," said Anna. "They are scavengers and so they were looking for anything they can eat or were squabbling with each other over any food." Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

“They are very curious animals and were coming up to investigate us,” said Anna. “They are scavengers and so they were looking for anything they can eat or were squabbling with each other over any food.”
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Anna, who lives in Edinburgh, said the foxes were surprisingly tame, considering they have little contact with humans. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Anna, who lives in Edinburgh, said the foxes were surprisingly tame, considering they have little contact with humans.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

She said: "There was quite a lot of interaction. You felt they were interested in you as much as you were interested in them. Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

She said: “There was quite a lot of interaction. You felt they were interested in you as much as you were interested in them.
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

"They took to sleeping outside the hut as well. It was nice to wake up in the morning and see a fox curled up. They would yawn at you or scowl at you." Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

“They took to sleeping outside the hut as well. It was nice to wake up in the morning and see a fox curled up. They would yawn at you or scowl at you.”
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

She added: "It was definitely a highlight of my life. It was wonderful being somewhere so remote - it was true wilderness." Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

She added: “It was definitely a highlight of my life. It was wonderful being somewhere so remote – it was true wilderness.”
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Artic Fox Yawn Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA

Arctic Fox Yawn
Picture: Anna Henly / Barcroft USA