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ISBN-10: 075662214X

ISBN-13: 9780756622145

From morning to dead night, those fantastically illustrated courses invite readers to spend an afternoon with the animals and vegetation that inhabit the world's such a lot attention-grabbing environments.

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32 What's up at 6 o'clock? Despite being well fed and fat, this polar bear has killed a seal. He may eat only its skin and fat, but a hungry bear would strip the bones. Caribou don’t live in the very coldest part of the Arctic, but they wander very far north in spring, when the females (called cows) have their babies. 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.

Mammal A warm-blooded animal that drinks its mother’s milk when it’s a baby. Breed To produce babies. Burrow A hole in the ground where an animal lives. Lemmings live in burrows. Carcass The dead body of an animal. Colony A group of animals that live together. Arctic terns and guillemots live in colonies. 46 Herd A large group of animals such as caribou that live and travel together. Hooves The curved, horny feet on some animals. Reindeer and musk oxen have hooves. Ice Water that gets so cold it freezes solid.

An Arctic deer’s hooves help it to paddle in water and walk on snow. These caribou are crossing a river on the route of their fall migration. Both caribou and reindeer migrate huge distances (up to 600 miles/1,000 km), but reindeer like these are usually accompanied by native human herders. 35 8:00 pm To us, the Arctic seems a Survival of the fiercest Jaegers are large, aggressive seabirds that eat small mammals, fish, and other birds. This one is tucking into a tasty ptarmigan. harsh and cruel place where food is scarce.

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