The Arctic is one of the coldest habitats on Earth. Animals there have thick fur. Some have a layer of fat to keep them warm. Here’s how Arctic animals survive.
Furry animals make the most of their coats. The Arctic fox uses its tail as a scarf.
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The weasel finds a home in a cozy place. It keeps warm by curling up and waiting until it’s time to explore.
How do musk oxen stay warm? They huddle to share heat.
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A walrus has a layer of fat called blubber. Blubber keeps it warm. If the sun is out, a walrus goes sunbathing.
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