Tundra (Plants (Labrador Tea , Growing in rock depressions, where it is…
Growing in rock depressions, where it is warmer and sheltered from the cold wind.
Carnivores: reindeer, polar bear, Arctic fox, marmots, birds, gray wolf, Arctic wolf, musk oxen, narwal, walrus, seal, orca, snowy owl, muskox, tundra swan.
Herbivores: Arctic hare, vole, sheeps, mountain goats, caribou, lemmings, squirrels, snow goose
Fish: cod, flatfish, salmon, trout
Insects: mosquitoes, flies, moths, grasshoppers, and blackflies
Birds: ravens, snow buntings, falcons, loons, ravens, sandpipers, terns, snow birds, and various species of gulls
And probably a lot more.
Arctic Tundra, Alpine Tundra
Temperature -12 to -6 degrees Celsius
Variety of animals
Summer seasons only 50 to 60 days, sun shines 24 hours each day.
Treeless regions found in the Arctic and on the tops of mountains
cold and windy, little rainfall
Mostly snow covered, summer with wildflowers
Global warming is destroying them
National Geographic, Tundra, Web.
Sciencing, Major Plants & Animals in the Arctic Tundra, Web.
Animal Adaptations, Annaanimal, pdf.
Northern Canada, Northern Russia (cold climates)
At the top of the world, near the North Pole. Extremely big, covers a fifth of the Earth's surface.
Cold places, icy and wintery
Changing due to global warming
Animals that live further south are moving into the tundra, like the red fox, and they are competing for food with the Arctic foxes.
A layer of frozen soil and dead plants, a icy sheet that is frozen all year round. Melts during summer to let plants grow, lots of animals feed on them.
Global warming is causing them to melt and freeze later, plants growing in there and changing the habitat of the native animals there.
Melting of permafrost is contributing to global warming
Thick fur, fluffy tail, sharp ears, white coat that changes with the season's colour