The TUNDRA Biome[edit | edit source]
intro[edit | edit source]
The word Tundra-coming from the Finnish word tunduria(meaning treeless plain/land)- is the driest place on earth as it's average rainfall is about 10 inches a year. There is two types of tundra- Alpine and Artic.
Tundra animals[edit | edit source]
Although having evolved to the climate -
artic animals such as;rock ptarmigans ,seals, polar bears,artic foxes, caribous, musk oxen, artic hares and snowy owls - they still have to endure weather below freezing.
Tundra climate[edit | edit source]
As the temperature can drop below -34 degrees Celsius, the word tundra is definitely the word to describe the climate in this biome.