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arctic tundra

Arctic tundra

Arctic tundra


Climate /weather

The Arctic tundra, where the average temperature is -30 to 20
degrees Fahrenheit (-34 to -6 degrees Celsius), supports a variety
of animal species, including Arctic foxes, polar bears, gray wolves,
caribou, snow geese, and musk oxen.

Animals /plants

the Arctic hare, the polar bear, the Arctic fox, the caribou, and the snowy owl . Some
plants that grow in the tundra include lichen, short shrubs, sedges, grasses, flowers,
birch trees and willow trees. Cushion plants, which, also grow in the tundra, are types of
plants that grow low to the ground in tight places.

L ocation

Tundra regions are found in the northern and southern hemispheres between the
ice-covered poles and the taiga or coniferous forests. In the north, this biome stretches
across northern Canada and Alaska, Siberia and northern Scandinavia, on or close to
the Arctic Circle.

Animal Adaptation

Many animals have physical adaptations that serve as a disguise.The
adaptation that allows some animals to blend into their surroundings is
camouflage . Color, patterns, and body shape are adaptations that help
camouflage both predators and prey.

Fun Fact

● It's cold - The tundra is the coldest of the biomes. The average temperature in the
tundra is around -18 degrees F. It gets much colder in the winter and warmer
during its short summer.

● It's dry - The tundra gets about as much precipitation as the average desert, around
10 inches per year. Most of this is snow.

Quiz & Answers

What animals live in the arctic tundra?
The animals that live in the arctic tundra are the snowy owl, polar bear, and arctic fox.
What is the lowest temperature the arctic tundra can get?
The lowest is -30 to 20 degrees fahrenheit.
Is the arctic tundra dry?
Yes it is dry

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