Scientists are currently doing an inventory of the Arctic fox population in Sweden.
It shows that the iconic foxes are doing well but that a number of challenges for their survival lie ahead.
Listen to the report to hear why scientists are cautiously optimistic.
Related stories from around the North:
Iceland: Scientists puzzled by right whale’s appearance off Iceland, CBC News
Norway: Arctic fox’s rapid journey from Svalbard to Northern Canada stuns researchers, The Independent Barents Observer
United States: In death, beached humpack whale offers clues, research samples, food, Alaska Public Media