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Tundra Biome Poem(Arctic)
"I wonder, wonder,
What is the tundra?
Tundra is a biome in which the growth of plants and trees is hindered by cold temperatures and short growing seasons.
Vegetation in the tundra is limited to shrubs, grassed, mosses, and lichens.
There are three types of tundra- Arctic, Antarctic, and alpine.
Arctic and Antarctic tundra has permanently frozen soil called permafrost (which is why large trees don’t grow there.) Large animals, such as bear and caribou live in the Arctic, while no large animals are naturally found in the Antarctic tundra (due to its isolation).
Alpine tundra (tundra found above the tree lines of mountains) does not have permafrost, but the high altitudes prevent tree growth.
arctic hare photo: steve sayles