Tundra animals


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Tundra animals

  1. 1. Arctic FoxArctic fox have small ears to save body heat, they have thick fur and hairy paws. They have thick soft tail (can be wrap around itself like a blanket). Their fur will be gray- brown in warm weather and white in winter. They hunts lemmings, voles, hares, owls, and eggs of bird
  2. 2. Arctic hareTheir fur in summer are brown or gray but in winter their fur are white. They have thick fur. When they are full grown they are 2 ft long and 12 pounds, like other hare their enemy is wolves.
  3. 3. Harp Seal (saddleback seal)When they are cubs there fur color is yellowish white or pure white, but whenit gets older it get older it turns grey. They hunts fish and crustaceans. Harp Seal can be 6- 25 ft (1.9 meters) long. Their lifespan is about 30 yrs old. The female are smaller than the male.
  4. 4. Arctic Wolf (polar wolf, white wolf)Arctic wolf are smaller than the grey wolf. Their enemy are polar bears, other wolves, and humans. When they hunts they hunt in packs. Their prey arecaribou, musk ox and arctic hare. Their main weapons when hunting is their teeth, they have 42 teeth. Their life span is 7-10 yrs in the wild.
  5. 5. Arctic Ermine (stoat, short-tailed weasel)In winter their fur are white, dense and silky, but quite closely lying and short.In summer their fur are chocolate brown, rougher, shorter and sparse than in winter. The male are twice as big as the female. They weigh 3 to 15 ounces.They hunts rabbits, small insects and rodents. Their lifespan is 1-2 yrs but 10 yrs in captivity.
  6. 6. Polar Bear Polar bears is the largest carnivore that live on land. They can smellsomething 20 miles away from them. They mostly eat seals. Their only predator is human.
  7. 7. Norway LemmingNorway Lemming are 6 inches and weigh 2-4 ounces. They have long clawsand thick fluffy fur. They eat grass and small insects. They prefer to live near water and they do not hibernate.
  8. 8. Musk Ox Musk Ox are 3-5 ft tall and 500-900 lb. Their lifespan is 20 -25 years. Theyare herbivore and they eat grass. They are related to sheep and goat not ox.
  9. 9. Pika PikaPika are 20 cm long. They are related to rabbit and hare. They eat grass andherb. Their lifespan are about 3 yrs. They live in rocky area in the mountain. They collect and store food for winter.
  10. 10. Arctic Ground Squirrel Arctic ground squirrel are 39 cm (15 in). They weigh 750 g (26 oz). Somepeople call them tsik tsik because of the sound they make. Sometimes they carries their food in their cheeks
  11. 11. LynxWhen lynx are full grown they are 2-3 ft long and weigh 15-30 pounds. Theyare good swimmers and good climbers. Their fur is warm gray in winter but can turn light brown in summer. They hunts at night. The word lynx came from a Greek word meaning ‘to shine’.
  12. 12. WolverineThey are 3-4 ft and are 24-40 lb(11-18 kg). Their lifespan is 5-7 years. They are related to weasel not wolves. Their predators are humans, mountain wolves and bears.
  13. 13. Tundra Swan Tundra swan are also known as whistling swan. They are the smallest swantype in North America. They are 115-150 cm in length. The female are mostly smaller than the male. They have high pitched honking calls and sounds.
  14. 14. Snowy OwlIn summer snowy owl are brownish with dark spots and stripes but white inwinter. Snowy owl favorite food is lemmings. Their lifespan is 9.5 years in the wild but 35 years in captivity.
  15. 15. Harlequin DuckHarlequin duck are 17.6 and 25.6 oz. They eat insects and fishes. They are prey to arctic fox and gray wolf. They build their nest close to water borne area. Their lifespan is 9-12 years.
  16. 16. Rock PtarmiganThey are known as the snowflake. Their feathers are pure white in winter butmottled dark and white in summer. They are 34-36 cm long. Their lifespan is about 3 years.
  17. 17. Snow BuntingSometimes known as the snowflake. They are 15-18 cm long and weigh 30- 46 g. They eat weed, grass seeds and insects.
  18. 18. Thank you for watching And I hope u learn something from this presentation.