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From morning to hour of darkness, those superbly illustrated publications invite readers to spend an afternoon with the animals and crops that inhabit the world's so much attention-grabbing environments.

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When a blizzard threatens, this Arctic fox protects his face from the cold by wrapping his thick, bushy tail all around his body. Walruses grunt very loudly when they’re fighting or irritated. When a group gathers together, the racket can be heard miles away. When a snowy owl captures prey, she hides it from other hunters by tucking it under her wing. ” 33 7:00 pm Arctic deer migrate long distances, their hooves are adapted for snow, and males and females both have antlers. Members of this species (Rangifer tarandus) that live in Europe and Asia are called reindeer.

Looking on is a pair of foxes hoping to scavenge his leftover food. Having just made their way through a fierce Arctic snowstorm, a herd of migrating reindeer settles into the fresh snow for a much-needed snooze. The walruses in the middle of this cozy spoon-fashion group are adults. The ones at the ends, with smaller tusks, are youngsters. 45 From dawn to dusk Snowy owl Here ar he e some of t Raven es r u t a cre Arctic wolf Reindeer Arctic hare Arctic fox Ptarmigans Polar bear Wolverine Glossary Here are the meanings of some of the important words you will come across as you read about the Arctic and the animals that live there.

When they sleep, they curl themselves into tight balls. r home u o y than r e old c can still be A big slab of sea ice may seem like a funny place to lie down for a nap, but walruses are very comfortable there. They don’t have soft fur like polar bears or foxes, but their blubber is so thick and warm that they can sleep soundly on the coldest, hardest bed. freezer. Out cold Before he snuggles down for a nap, this polar bear digs out a comfortable hollow in a soft snow bank. Looking on is a pair of foxes hoping to scavenge his leftover food.

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