The Tundras

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The Tundras

The Tundras

Adaptations - -survives in -460 degree weather -really thick and hard spot Dependent animals - Caribou - It is no Threatend nor Endangered


Adaptation-the hairs on the leaves help to keep it warm Dependent Animals- Bears- it is not endangered nor threatend

Tufted Saxifrage



Adaptation- - well adapted root systems stores carbohydrates for colder times in the arctic tundra - Dependent Animals- Birds is not threatend nor endangered


Adaptations- -double coat -split hoovesAppearance and size- big hooves and small amounts of fur on antlers Habitat- TundraLife Span: 15 years No threats

Adaptations-they migrate to find food when too many lemmings are i one area Appearnce and size- small short tailed rodents- strong legs and claws for digging Habitat - Tundra Life Span- less than 2 years Threats- Ermine(weasel)artic fox, snowy owl ,wolf

Adaptations- - Claws are used for digging in hard packed snow - Coats grow longer and thicker in the winterApperance and Size - They are all white and about the size of a rabbit Habitat- TundraLife Span - 5 years Threats : Bigger animals


Artic Hare


The Arctic Moss


The Caribou Moss

Appearance and Size - green and usually very large Habitat - covers large areas of rock

Appearnce and Size - sponge like white plant Habitat- grows on the ground and on rocks

Sounds of the Tundra

Future of the Tundras

Harmful Elements: the melting of the permafrost as a result of global warming could radically change the landscape and the species living here Protections: creating protected areas away form touristsPredictions: that global warming will eventually melt the permafrost completely Recommendations: switch to a alternative energy uses to minimize human-made global warming - establish protected areas and park reserves

-The coldest and driest of the biomes- The 2 types - Artic and Alpine



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