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Tundra. Presented By: Rain Tatum and Kayshawn Wade. Location. The tundra is located at the top of the world near the N orth Pole. Countries Canada Russia Scandinavia Siberia India. Latitude/Longitude. Longitude: 30-90 Latitude: 33-66. Climate.

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tundra

Tundra

Presented By: Rain Tatum and Kayshawn Wade

location
Location

The tundra is located at the top of the world near the North Pole.

Countries

  • Canada
  • Russia
  • Scandinavia
  • Siberia
  • India
latitude longitude
Latitude/Longitude

Longitude: 30-90

Latitude: 33-66

climate
Climate

Average Rainfall: Rainfall in many arctic regions totals 6 to 10 inches a years. This is less rain than falls on some of the world's greatest deserts!

Average High temperature: 60 F

Average Low Temperature: -30 F

Seasonal Changes: The Tundra keeps a pretty low temperature all year. Even in mid July the temperature only reaches 60 F. Ice never goes away in the ground and is usually about five feet deep.

arctic moss
Arctic Moss

Producer

Scientific Name : Calliergongiganteum

Adaptations

  • To reproduce their offspring need to be wet to survive. That makes the Tundra a great place for this plant to grow since there is plenty water and ice year round.
  • It adapted to the incredibly strong winds because it grows near to the ground
  • It grows under water so it is protected from the drying winds and cold
bearberry
Bearberry

Producer

Scientific Name: Arctostaphylosuva-ursi

Adaptations:

  • Since bearberry is a low growing plant it can stay out of the wind chill
  • fine silky hairs help to keep it warm
  • Leathery leaves help it survive the cold of the tundra.
white tiger
White Tiger

Consumer and Apex Preditor

Scientific Name: Pantherafelidae

Adaptations:

  • Incredible hearing and sight which, helps them when hunting in the jungle in the dark
  • Very large and can sneak up on prey more effectively
  • Long and sharp claws and teeth help catch prey and mark territory.
snow leopard
Snow Leopard

Consumer

Scientific Name:

Uncia uncia

Adaptations:

  • Use their tails for covering their body, nose, and mouth during times of sub-zero temperatures
  • Very large and furry paws, functioning both as snow shoes and padding against sharp rocks
  • Muscularity and agility with the ability to leap up to fifty feet horizontally and twenty feet vertically to catch prey.
food web
Food Web

Large predators: Snow leopard, White tiger

Small predators: White owl, Arctic fox

Primary Consumers: Lemmings, Insects, Musk ox

Primary Producers: Plants

websites we used
Websites We Used!

http://www.tigerhomes.org/cam/white_tiger.cfm

http://www.mbgnet.net/sets/tundra/where.htm

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_approximate_latitude_and_longitude_of_the_Artic_tundra

http://ths.sps.lane.edu/biomes/tundra4/tundra4c.html

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/tundra_plant_page.htm

http://a-z-animals.com/animals/white-tiger/

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Uncia_uncia.html