Polar Bears and the Arctic: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House (Magic Tree House Fact Tracker)

By Mary Pope Osborne, Natalie Pope Boyce

Track the proof with Jack and Annie!
 
whilst Jack and Annie obtained again from their event in Magic Tree apartment #16: Polar Bears earlier Bedtime, they had plenty of questions. Why is the Arctic so chilly? What did the 1st humans of the Artic devour? How do polar bears pass skinny ice? What different animals stay within the Arctic? discover the solutions to those questions and extra as Jack and Annie tune the facts.

Filled with up to date info, images, illustrations, and enjoyable tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree condo truth Trackers are the ideal means for children to determine extra concerning the subject matters they found of their favourite Magic Tree condo adventures. And lecturers can use truth Trackers along their Magic Tree residence fiction partners to satisfy universal middle textual content pairing needs.

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If one wanders too just about one other, it will get attacked! Like lemmings, Arctic hares are the favourite nutrition for plenty of animals. Their big-gest threat comes from snowy owls, Arctic foxes, and Arctic wolves. Wolverine Wolverines aren't wolves; they're huge weasels. They dwell in North the USA, Europe, and Asia, in addition to within the Arctic tundra. local americans referred to as wolverines “evil spirits” simply because they're very fierce. and a few humans name them “skunk bears” simply because they're so stinky. Wolverines devour small animals, crops, and birds. yet additionally they kill greater animals like deer and caribou. Wolverines have very sharp tooth and powerful jaws. They growl and express their tooth to maintain wolves and different animals clear of their kills. they're actually one of many fiercest animals within the Arctic … or simply approximately at any place! Arctic Wolf Arctic wolves are smaller than different wolves. Their coats stay white all yr. They hunt in small packs for deer, caribou, or different animals. in the course of a chase, they could run as much as forty-five miles in line with hour. The wolves encompass their prey and produce it down with a brief chunk at the neck. Then they gulp the beef in vast chunks. occasionally they consume as much as twenty kilos of meat at a time! Did someone ever inform you to not “wolf down” your nutrition? Wolves howl much. They greet one another by way of howling. They howl to collect the pack for a hunt. They howl to warn one another of chance or to inform one another the place they're. a few humans have noticeable wolves howling for no cause in any respect. they only appeared to be making a song jointly. Narwhal Narwhals are most unique whales. The men have a really, very lengthy left the teeth. It grows out in their mouths in a spiral. And it grows to be seven to 10 toes lengthy! Narwhals use their tusks for battling or for locating foodstuff. in the summertime, male narwhals rub their tusks jointly. this can be referred to as “tusking. ” Scientists aren’t yes why they do that. might be it’s their manner of speaking. many folks think the parable of the unicorn grew out of narwhal sightings. That’s why at the present time we regularly name narwhals “unicorn whales,” or “unicorns of the ocean. ” Snowy Owl Snowy owls are various from different owls. such a lot owls are nocturnal (nock-TUR-nul) and hunt simply at evening. Snowy owls hunt in most cases through the day. They use sharp claws referred to as “talons” to catch their prey. Snowy owls have tufts of feathers on each side in their titanic yellow eyes. those feathers strength sound again into the owl’s ears. whilst the owls fly excessive above the floor, they could see and listen to a mouse some distance down less than. those titanic white owls swoop down upon their prey with no creating a sound. They seize it with their talons and gobble it down complete. while moms arrive again at their nests, they cough up what they’ve eaten … correct into their infants’ mouths! Seal There are eighteen kinds of seals. they are often present in each ocean or even in a few lakes. Seals provide delivery on land. another way, they spend all their lives within the water. Seals are nice divers. even if they're clumsy on land, they're modern and speedy within the water.

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