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Arctic mammals

Helen Hoke

Arctic mammals

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Published by Franklin Watts Ltd. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic regions,
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals -- Arctic regions -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mammals -- Arctic regions.

    • About the Edition

      Describes briefly nineteen mammals native to the coldest areas of the northern hemisphere. Includes the walrus, whale, lemming, wolverine, caribou, and musk-ox.

      Edition Notes

      Statementpictures by Jean Zallinger.
      SeriesA First book
      ContributionsZallinger, Jean, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ10.H64 Ar3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[6], 66 p.
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4688506M
      ISBN 100851661017
      LC Control Number77587481

      This work is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3. Males often move farther away from their homes than the females to mate. See Article History Tundra, a major zone of treeless level or rolling ground found in cold regions, mostly north of the Arctic Circle Arctic tundra or above the timberline on high mountains alpine tundra. An introduction to mammals and their characteristics. Beluga whales are very social animals in nature.

      Imagination and logic were required to formulate the comparison so that it could become a part of science, but the essential measurements were derived from animals and plants in their own arctic and tropical environments. Katherine Smith. Wendy Pfeffer. They have short inner hair and that layer is covered with long thick outer hair, defends cold winds and snow falls. The book can be explored at different levels, from just naming the animals with very young readers to the challenge of guessing the animals with the older ones. This animal is quite adaptable in that it can adjust to a variety of climates making it a great animal for Minnesota.

      This habitat can be found in mountainous areas worldwide, occurring at high elevations where temperatures are too low and winds are too strong for the growth of trees. They makes different kinds of whistles and clangs to communicate with each other, lives within groups. Charles Rotter. See Article History Alternative Titles: Alopex lagopus, Vulpes lagopus, polar fox, white fox Arctic fox, Vulpes lagopusalso called white fox or polar fox, northern fox of the family Canidaefound throughout the Arctic region, usually on tundra or mountains near the sea. Although monitoring every population fully is essentially impossible due not least to financial constraintsthe authors encourage goverments to commit to an improvment in long-term monitoring, and to look at other methods of data collection, such as working with subsistence hunters or exploring remote technologies. Seals and polar bears are particularly affected.


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Arctic mammals book

Arctic mammals book and contrasts the physical characteristics, habitats, and behavior of seals and sea lions. Continue Reading. Busy compositions will encourage extended conversation about the settings and characters in these interactive offerings. An excellent source Arctic mammals book individual reading and research.

The arctic fox, beluga whale, musk ox, and walrus are just a few of the extraordinary animals featured in this issue. The well-being of these animals matters both locally and globally.

For more information, see the Contributors page. Subscribe today Because nearly all of Antarctica is covered with iceit lacks a well-developed tundra, though lichens, mosses, and at least three species of flowering plants occur in more favourable habitats there.

It feeds on whatever animal or vegetable material is available and often follows polar bears to feed on the remains of their kills. Find out more interesting facts in this book. This animal is quite adaptable in that it can adjust to a variety of climates making it a great animal for Minnesota.

Tad and his wife live in sunny, snowy, and forever changing Kansas City, MO. Their length ranging from 13 to 20 feet and weighs up to 1. In the winter the Arctic fox hunts birds such as ptarmigangrouseand puffins and even reindeerin addition to rodents.

Emily Rose Townsend. Bobbie Kalman. The Arctic fox falls prey to larger carnivores, such as polar bearswolvesand wolverinesand to hunting by humans.

Sandra Markle. John Farndon. Ann O. But in winter prey can be scarce on the ground. During summer it preys primarily on rodentssuch as lemmings ; however, it may also take birds. Counting book. The long legs of Canadian lynxes help them to walk easily in snow covered Arctic areas.

Worms and smalls fishes are main items within their diet. The young seals are famous for their snowy white coats. This fluffy fur is highly valued and has drawn hunters to the Newfoundland breeding grounds for two centuries.

They can remain submerged for up to 15 minutes. Recommended ages: Grades KThis book is a practical, portable guide to all of the Arctic's natural history--sky, atmosphere, terrain, ice, the sea, plants, birds, mammals, fish, and insects--for those who will experience the Arctic firsthand and for armchair travelers who would just as soon read about its splendors and surprises/5(5).

Mar 17,  · While low ice in the winter isn’t necessarily a harbinger of much less ice in the Arctic summer, it is a sign of increasingly thin, slow growing ice – and that’s bad news for Arctic animals. But just how bad? A new paper published this week is the first to assess the state of the Arctic’s ice-dependent marine mammals – 11 in all.

Use this flip book with passages, posters, and sorting mats to teach your students about the characteristics of six different animal classifications: birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and insects.

12 pages of informational passages about animal classifications are included. The differences could be formulated to show the basis of adaptation to arctic cold and to tropical warmth. Imagination and logic were required to formulate the comparison so that it could become a part of science, but the essential measurements were derived from animals and plants in their own arctic and tropical environments.

The best thing about this book is that it helps kids understand how arctic animals migrate, hibernate, or adapt. Arctic Foxes, by Maeve T.

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Category:Mammals of the Arctic

This is a nice little book that has just the right amount of text for young listeners. Children will learn about the arctic fox’s winter and summer coats, where it. Arctic Refuge is home to some of the most diverse and spectacular wildlife in the arctic.

Arctic mammals and the big picture

The Refuge's rich pageant of wildlife includes 42 fish species, 37 land mammals, eight marine mammals, and more than migratory and resident bird species.