I guess we gotta admit that most of us will never visit the Arctic Circle, so instead we can take a look at the top 13 of the most exotic arctic animals on earth - and the inhabitants of northern regions are very pleased with it. We're not talking about the Eskimos, but we're talking about animals that live in the Arctic. Although the sub-zero temperatures and rugged boreal forest may seem bleak and unforgiving, many species thrive in the cold tundra of the Arctic Circle.
Some of these animals you may have seen before, such as polar bears or snow owls, while many more others are more exotic, such as "sea unicorn" or "Canada Lynx". Now therefore let us learn more about these 13 exotic animals originating from the Arctic region.
The Arctic hare is found in the Arctic regions of Alaska, Canada and Greenland. In the months of winter, thick fur turns white Arctic hare, which allows it to blend in with snow, but in summer, its thick fur grayish brown.
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Lynx are cats that are less well known but not much different from the cats that we usually encounter, usually small in size. Canada lynx have long legs and large claws to make its way to more easily through deep snow. Their main food is the snowshoe hare, a cousin of the Arctic hare.
Canada lynx became extinct in Colorado in the 1970s, despite this being successfully reintroduced in the area. Currently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed them as the animals are "endangered" in 48 countries.
Tundra swans migrate to Alaska each spring to build nests and lay eggs. In the fall, this species migrated to the Northeast United States, along the Atlantic coast of North Carolina and then to Maryland.
Red fox (Red fox) is on the order of carnivorous mammals. In the United Kingdom and Ireland, where there are no more native wild canid, the red fox is called "fox". This fox habitat is located in Canada, Alaska, United States, Europe, North Africa and Asia, including Japan. Red fox was introduced in Australia in the nineteenth century 19.Seperti name, fox fur is brownish red.
Beluga whales or White Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is a cetacean species found in Arctic waters and surrounding seas. Beluga is one of the two types of whales Monodontidae family, along with the Narwhal. Marine mammals are known generally as the Beluga, or sea canary because the characteristic of a high shrill voice. Beluga length can reach five meters with a white body color, while the melon-shaped head.
Polar bear (polar bear) or a polar bear or the scientific name is Ursus maritimus genera of large mammals in the rules of biological family Ursidae. He belongs to the species Circumpolar found around the northern continent of the earth, the continents and the Arctic carnivores, including bears most of the other bear family. Polar bears also sometimes classified as marine mammals.
Arctic foxes can be found in the Arctic ecosystems in the northern hemisphere, even in Iceland it is the only land mammals asli.Mereka arrived in Iceland during the last Ice Age, in which he traveled over the frozen water to the volcanic island. The species is endangered foxes in Scandinavia where it has been strictly protected for decades.
Great Auk was a large flying penguins that became extinct in the mid-19th century. This is the only modern species in the genus Pinguinus, a group of birds that were previously included one other species of giant flying auk of the Atlantic Ocean. When not breeding, he could spend their time foraging in the North Atlantic waters, ranging as far south as New England and northern Spain via Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Ireland, and England.
Atlantic Puffin is a seabird species in the auk family. It is a pelagic bird that expertise primarily by diving for fish, but also eats other sea creatures, such as squid and crustaceans. The most obvious characteristics during the breeding season is a brightly colored bill. Also known as common Puffin, Puffin is the only species found in the Atlantic Ocean. Looks strange bird, with a large bill, colorful and flashy brindle fur, has created a nickname like '"clowns of the sea" and "sea parrot".