Arctic Refuge Fauna
A brief sampling of the over 250 species of Arctic Refuge animal life.
An arctic ground squirrel along the Egaksrak River. Photo by Anna Berge.
A musk ox in side drainage of the Kongakut River. Photo by Cameron Baird.
A caribou roams the tundra
A caribou and her calf in the Coastal Plain
A bull moose wanders along the Ribdon River Valley. Photo by M. Charlie Anderson
Caribou in the Arctic Refuge by the US Fish and Wildlife Service
King Eiders breed exclusively in the Arctic. Photo by Kyle Campbell.
Wooley Bear Caterpillars live as caterpillars for 17 years before turning into butterflies. Photo by Dan Ritzman.
An illusive wolverine wanders Turner River by Demarcation Bay. Photo by Tim Short.
A caribou calf walks west of the Turner River. Photo by Tim Short.
Butterflies on the beach at Caribou Pass. Photo by Ron Yarnell.
A Red-Necked Phalarope. Photo by Brad Winn.
A polar bear and her cubs along the Coastal Plain. Photo from NAEC file photos.
Red Fox by the Canning River. Photo by Jim Thiele.
Polar bear roams the Arctic. Photo by Ken Whitten.
Brown bear crossing tundra in the foothills of the Brooks Range. Photo by Judith Slein.
Dall Sheep on a hillside along the Kongakut River. Photo by Judith Slein.
A musk ox nurses her calf. Photo by Kyle Campbell.
Caribou along the Kongakut River. Photo by James Lynn.