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  1. MAP Biotic 2 Biotic Arctic DanBonner A Biotic Adaptations Bibliography

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  3. A biotic • Mild summers • Average of 5 degrees Celsius • July - August • Extremely cold winters • Very little sun • Some days with no sun • Average of -25 degrees Celsius • February - March • Very Little precipitation • Average of less than 20 in. BACK

  4. Biotic • Caribou • Arctic Fox • Arctic Hare • Snowy Owl • Polar Bear • Puffin BACK

  5. Biotic Continued • Cloudberry • Nagoonberry • Blackberry • Thimbleberry • Raspberry BACK

  6. Adaptations • Tundra bumble bees have adapted by grownig hair to lose less body heat since they’re cold blooded. • Arctic plants have a wax-like coating to resist the cold • Animals are made of 70% water and the water freezes and destroys tissue. Alaska blackfish make chemicals that act like antifreeze. BACK

  7. Bibliography • http://www.scalloway.org.uk/clim5.htm • http://www.factmonster.com/ce6/world/A0921116.html • http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0310225/arcticplants.htm • http://www.nps.gov/akso/parkwise/students/referencelibrary/bela/arcticadaptations.htm END

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