Monthly Archives: May 2018

Tundra

Tundra is a ecosystem that is cold and the highest temperature 50ยบ. Tundra is a barren place that nothing grows.

 

There are about 1,700 species that can grow in the tundra. Consumers that live in tundra are geese, ducks, seals, several types of penguins, petrels, albatrosses, sheep, mountain goats, squirrels, snowy owls, bears, reindeer, wolves and caribous. Producers that live in Tundra are Moss, Lichens, Grass, Trees, Hair Grass and Plants.

 

The Locations that locate tundra are Russia, Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Scandinavia, Rocky Mountains, Andes, Alps, Himalayas, Snowy Mountains and the top of mountains.

 

Some reasons why tundra is unique is that sometimes the sun does not rise for a number of days. Another reason is that the sun does not set for a number of days each summer.

 

Some interesting facts about tundra is that If climate change is extreme it is hard for some species to survive. Another interesting fact about tundra is that if Arctic summers are 50 degrees or higher it melts the top permafrost layer.