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Weird Wildlife: The Real Animals of Antarctica (It's Not Penguins) Extreme Animals

Weird Wildlife: The Real Animals of Antarctica (It's Not Penguins) Extreme Animals | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Despite its reputation as a haven for adorable creatures like penguins and seals, the animals that truly call Antarctica home are strange, hardy creatures that most people have likely never heard of nematodes, tardigrades, rotifers and springtails.
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BBC Nature - Antarctic wildlife

BBC Nature - Antarctic wildlife | Antarctica | Scoop.it
Antarctica holds the record for being the coldest place on Earth, which together with extensive ice cover and lack of winter sunlight makes the continent pretty inhospitable to life. The sea, rather than the land, is what supports most creatures such as penguins and seals. It's often warmer than the land, so is a good place to retreat to and warm up to a balmy -2 Celsius. Permanently land-living plants and animals in Antarctica are small and ground-hugging to avoid wind chill and the accompanying dehydration.
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Discovering Antarctica - teaching and learning resources on Antarctica

Discovering Antarctica - teaching and learning resources on Antarctica | Antarctica | Scoop.it

Antarctica is a frozen, windswept continent, so hostile and remote that it has no permanent inhabitants.

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Polar Discovery - Antarctica - The Frozen Continent

Polar Discovery - Antarctica - The Frozen Continent | Antarctica | Scoop.it

Most people know that Antarctica is the coldest place on Earth, but did you know it is the world's largest desert? That huge volcanoes can be found here? Or a lake the size of Lake Ontario is locked beneath the ice? Discover what else you would find in Antarctica.

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Antarctica Animals

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Antarctic animals - The most abundant and best known animals from the southern continent. Penguins, whales seals, albatrosses, other seabirds and a whole range of invertebrates you may have not heard of such as krill which form the basis of the Antarctic food web.

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Discovering Antarctica - Google Cultural Institute

Discovering Antarctica - Google Cultural Institute | Antarctica | Scoop.it
The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artefacts from multiple partners, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual museum.
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Animals — Australian Antarctic Division

Animals — Australian Antarctic Division | Antarctica | Scoop.it

Animals of the Antarctic

 

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This is an excellent resource for all your research on Antarctic animals

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