Tundra

Tundra is a ecosystem that is cold and the highest temperature 50º. 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.

4 thoughts on “Tundra

  1. What surprised me was that 1,700 species grow in the tundra. I learned that sometimes the sun doesn’t rise for a number. I also learned that if climate change is extreme, it is hard for species to survive.

  2. The thing that suprised me was that sometimes the sun doesn’t rise for a number of days! That really suprised me. One thing I learned was that if the artic summers were 50 degrees or higher then it would melt the top of the permafrost layer. Another thing that I learned was that 1,700 spieces grow in the Tundra. All the things that I read in your post was new to me! Good job!!

  3. I didn’t know that sheep lived in tundras. I also didn’t know that squirrels lived in tundras. I am surprised that there are tundras in the Andes.

  4. I thought the sun rises every day in the tundra! Two things that I learned were that the max tundra temperature is 50º and their are 1,700 species in the tundra.

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