Animals of the Tundra
Arctic Ground Squirrel
This squirrel, typically 20 to 32 centimeters long and weighing one kilogram, has thick fur. It can hibernate for several months, living off stored fat.
Antelope Ground Squirrel
This warm-climate squirrel, typically 15 centimeters long and weighing 90 grams, has short fur and a fairly long tail. It must eat year-round but can survive for weeks without water.
This fox, usually weighing 3-6 kilograms, has long, warm fur that turns white in winter and short ears.
This desert fox, usually weighing 1-3 kilograms, is light brown year-round and has large ears.
This mammal has long, dense fur that turns white in winter and fairly short ears.
This mammal has short fur that stays light brown year-round and very large ears
This arctic mammal has thick fur that turns white in winter and a short tail, small ears, and short legs.
This desert mammal has short fur that stays light tan year-round and a long tail, long ears, and long legs.
This large, white bird feeds on small mammals. It nests on the ground
Great Horned Owl
This large, brown bird feeds on small mammals. It builds stick nests in trees.
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