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Arctic Animals Arctic Fox During the summer they have brown fur. They have white fur in the winter to help them hide in the snow. They like to eat Arctic.

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3 Arctic Fox During the summer they have brown fur. They have white fur in the winter to help them hide in the snow. They like to eat Arctic hares. They have a thick layer of fur and blubber to keep them warm.

4 Harp Seal They have a thick layer of fat called blubber under their skin to keep them warm. Seal cubs have white fur when they are young. Their fur helps hide them from predators like polar bears. When the cubs grow older, their colour changes from white to grey.

5 Walrus Both male and females have tusks. They have lots of blubber to keep them warm. They like to eat fish, krill and shellfish. Sometimes they even eat octopus! They can stay under water for 30 minutes before coming back up for air.

6 Arctic Hare It has thick, short, white hair to keep it warm. Can reach speeds up to 40mph. They like to eat woody plants, berries, leaves and mosses. They have white fur to hide them from predators like the Arctic Fox.

7 Moose They are good swimmers and like to eat plants. They have large antlers. Their hooves are like snow shoes. They have brown fur that keeps them warm. Only males have antlers.

8 Polar Bear Polar bears have a thick layer of blubber under their skin to keep them warm. They also have white, waterproof fur to hide them in the snow and keep them warm when they swim. They like to eat seals. They are very powerful and strong.

9 Arctic Wolf They have a very thick, white fur coat. They like to eat seals, lemmings, Arctic foxes and Arctic hares. They like to live in packs and hunt Musk Ox and Moose. Their white coat helps camouflage them.

10 Snowy Owl They have thick layers of feathers to keep them warm. They have white feathers so their prey cannot see them in the snow. They like to eat lemmings. They have good eye sight and excellent hearing.

11 Killer Whale They hunt in pods (large groups). They like to eat seals, fish and even other whales!! They are black and white and have a thick layer of blubber to keep them warm. They can slide on the ice to help them catch seals.

12 Musk Ox They have thick, bushy fur to keep them warm. They like to eat roots and mosses and use their hooves to dig through the snow to reach their food. They like to be in herds. When frightened they stand in a circle facing outwards to help keep them safe from predators such as Arctic wolves.

13 Narwhal Found in pods of They have a very long spiral tusk that looks like a unicorn horn. They like to eat fish, shrimp and squid. Inuit's like to hunt Narwhal for their tusk and skin. They have thick blubber to keep them warm.

14 Lemming They have thick fur to keep them warm. They hide beneath the snow from predators such as snowy owls, Arctic foxes and Arctic wolves. They like to eat seeds, grass and berries. They are about 8cm long and have very sharp teeth.

15 Wolverine They are very fierce and powerful. They like to eat rabbits and small rodents. They have heavy, thick hair which keeps them warm. In the summer they eat berries and plants. They have brown and black fur with two yellowish stripes on their back.

16 Beluga Is a white whale. They usually live in small pods. They feed on fish, crustaceans and worms. They have thick blubber to keep them warm and have folds of blubber on their bellies. They are very social animals.

17 Reindeer They have soft brown fur with white fur on their necks and back. They eat mosses, grass and plants and dig for their food with their hooves in the snow. They have large antlers which they shed in the winter. They are also know as Caribou.


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