Sentence Examples

  • Arctic foxes feed largely on sea-birds and lemmings, laying up hidden stores of the last-named rodents for winter use.
  • Foxes and lemmings are met with, but whereas animals are few, birds are very numerous; a variety of ducks, waders, &c., frequent the marshes and lakes.
  • The lemmings are very numerous, and in certain years undertake migrations to the mainland and back.
  • Reindeer, followed by wolves, come also every year to the islands; the polar fox and polar bear, both feeding on the lemmings, are numerous.
  • The circumpolar lemmings of the genera Lemmus and Dicrostonyx are noticed in the article Lemming.

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