Tundra

By Bernardo Ruiz and Gerardo Lopez

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The tundra is one of the places where the best veggitation is found and beautiful graze.the weather is cold and humid but it is ideal for the most fertile of species to live in. The word Tundra comes from the Finnish word "Tunturi". The tundra is separated into 2 types. Arctic and Alpine. The Artcitc is located in the Northern hemisphere and encircles the North Pole. Bright side, you get to see Santa clause. Growing season last about 50-60 days. The average temperature is about -34 degrees Celsius. So bring a jacket. Animals in the Arctic are Herbivore mammals: lemmings, voles, caribou, arctic hares and squirrelsCarnivore mammals: arctic foxes, wolves, and polar bears

Migratory birds: ravens, snow buntings, falcons, loons, sandpipers, terns, snow birds, and various species of gulls

Insects: mosquitoes, flies, moths, grasshoppers, blackflies and arctic bumble bees

Fish: cod, flatfish, salmon, and trout

The Alpine tundra is located on mountains throughout the world at pretty high altitudes where trees don't grow. So if you want to see trees, suck it up. The growing season is about 180 days. The nighttime temperature are usually below freezing so bring a blanket.


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