Video: Arctic Fox Cubs Practice Their Pounces

Learning skills that will be invaluable in later foxhood

The BBC’s new television show “Snow Babies” (premiering next week) explores the lives of baby animals in cold places — penguins, reindeer, polar bears, and others. This preview video follows a family of Arctic foxes to see what the youngsters do when their parents aren’t supervising. The answer: dramatic vertical pounce play.