Download E-books Polar Bears and the Arctic: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker) PDF

By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce

Track the evidence with Jack and Annie!
whilst Jack and Annie bought again from their event in Magic Tree apartment #16: Polar Bears previous Bedtime, they had plenty of questions. Why is the Arctic so chilly? What did the 1st humans of the Artic devour? How do polar bears pass skinny ice? What different animals dwell within the Arctic? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie music the facts.

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They float into what appears like a deep sleep for many of the wintry weather. yet they aren't truly drowsing; they're hibernating (HY–bur–nate–ing). All summer time lengthy, animals just like the girl polar endure and the Arctic hare consume as a lot nutrients as they could. while iciness arrives, they dig dens out of snow or leaves. occasionally they locate preserve in a cave. Then they curl up and develop into very nonetheless. grownup male polar bears don't hibernate. Hibernating saves the animals loads of power. Their heartbeat slows down. Their physique temperature lowers. They breathe very slowly. The Arctic floor squirrel’s physique temperature is the bottom of all hibernating animals. It falls less than freezing! The Arctic flooring squirrel hibernates for 6 months. occasionally hibernating animals go away their dens for a little while to discover nutrients. Then they head again to their hot dens and hibernate a few extra. Migration to flee the chilly, many animals migrate within the fall. whilst animals migrate, they commute to overseas which are hotter. The animals go back domestic within the spring whilst the temperature rises. a few animals commute fairly nice distances. yet no animal migrates so far as the Arctic tern. It flies greater than 21,750 miles backward and forward from the Arctic to Antarctica. That’s like flying among ny urban and l. a. approximately 8 occasions! a few sea creatures migrate besides. grey whales swim over 12,000 miles from the Arctic to the coast of sunny Mexico. altering shades to guard themselves from predators, a few animals have fur that alterations colour in the course of the 12 months. in the summertime, their fur is darker and blends into the grasses and shrubs. within the iciness, their fur is as white as snow. A predator is an animal that feeds on different animals. Animals like Arctic foxes, hares, and weasels are grey or brown in the summertime. within the wintry weather, they're thoroughly white. This particularly confuses any predator that's searching for a delectable meal! Lemming Lemmings are relatively very important within the Arctic simply because such a lot of animals rely on them for nutrients. Lemmings seem like hamsters. They burrow jointly in tunnels below the snow. in the summertime, their coats are brown. within the iciness, they flip white, and their toes truly develop better to assist them get round. whilst their nutrients runs out or they get too crowded, lemmings hit the line to discover a brand new position to dwell. humans were surprised to work out hundreds of thousands speeding via meadows and woods at breakneck pace. occasionally they race into risky streams or rivers. 1000's drown of their haste to discover new houses. They’ve even been identified to fall off cliffs! Arctic Hare Arctic hares have lengthy again legs and smaller ears than different hares. they're super-speedy. They get up on their again legs and go searching for predators. in the event that they see one, they take off at speeds of greater than thirty miles consistent with hour. It’s common to determine approximately 2 hundred Arctic hares amassed jointly. yet they don’t cuddle up. They remain 3 toes aside. If one wanders too with reference to one other, it will get attacked! Like lemmings, Arctic hares are the favourite nutrients for lots of animals.

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