Life in the Arctic

January 2009
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Jan2009, Vol. 78, p2
The article offers information on how animals that live in the Arctic adapt to the cold. The Arctic is a cold place around the North Pole that includes the Arctic Ocean and the land near it. Walrus is a marine animal that has a thick layer of blubber under its skin that helps keep the animal warm. On the other hand, a polar bear has a special fur shaped like a straw which helps direct sunlight toward the bear's black skin. The body of a snowy owl is covered in two layers of feathers.


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