Photo by Sergey Gershkov/2012 Veolia Environmental Wildlife Photographer of the Year
In late May, a quarter of a million Snow Geese arrive from North America to nest on Wrangel Island, in north-eastern Russia. They form the world's largest breeding colony of snow geese. Arctic Foxes take advantage of the abundance of eggs, even caching surplus eggs for leaner times. But a Snow Goose is is easily a match for for a fox, which must rely on speed, agility and guile to steal eggs. The foxes are successful, but rarely.
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