What is a food chain in the tundra biome?
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penguin eats fish, leopard seal eats penguin, polar bear eats leopard seal, polar bear eats arctic fox, polar bear arctic wolf, human eats arctic fox, arctic wolf, and polar bear, lemming eats grass, bird eats lemming.
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Three (of many) anthropogenic causes of Tundra decline are Climate Change, Overfishing/Hunting, and Development. I’m sure you are aware of climate change and the effects on temperature. Leads to invasive species and the spread of new habitat while reducing actual tundra habitat. Overfishing and hunting obviously wreak havoc on the ecosystem. Development is a more complicated one. If you run an oil pipeline down the middle of Alaska, and build a bunch of access roads all over the place, then you fracture the natural landscape. This fracturing reduces the habitat into several smaller ones, and species are often cut off from each other. This inhibits their breeding ability and what not. Add to the last one that plant regeneration in tundra is extremely slow. If you drive a car over a part of the tundra, the tracks can remain there for months, even years! This probably has the most immediate effect on the biome itself (and climate change/greenhouse gasses, etc), but they are all related.
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These animals are endangered because of our carelessness. Also, they are endangered because every few years the earth’s climate changes. Right now, we are going through a time period in which the world is becoming hotter. The glaciers and ice are melting. We need to do whatever we can to help these animals.
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The purpose of life is to have a life with purpose.
1.) Both biomes have low precipitation. 2.) Both have limited vegetation that has adapted to live with low rainfall. 3.) Both biomes generally have a thin layer of soil with little organic matter. 4.) Both biomes are quite fragile and easily damaged by human activities. Because of the low moisture, it takes many years for damaged areas to repair themselves.
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the producer might be reindeer moss, the herbivore could be an acrtic moose, if those exist, or an animal that lives in the arctic tundra that only eats plants, the carnivore might be an arctic fox, and the decomposer could be fungi The food chain is alive and thriving in the Arctic tundra. First, there is bacteria in the water, which small fish eat off of. The lakes are shallow. It is also very cold there, so most of the animals living there have fur coats, thick hide, lots of feathers, etc. Well In the primary producers is grass and other small flower-like plants that survive cold climates. Plants are short because the ground is warm, and they like being warm. Some plants even have hair. Next is the primary consumers. There are musk oxen, insects like mosquitoes, and lemmings. (rat-like creatures) Small predators, like the Snowy Owl and the Arctic Fox feed off of mostly the lemmings. There are much more animals I didn’t mention, but I hope this gives you an idea of what its like. )
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Things that you can do in the tundra biome is to have fun. You can throw snowballs at each other, go sledding or snow-tubing, you can make a snowman,make shapes in the snow,and building a snow castle.
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When I was six, I read my older sister’s high school biology book. At the time, I didn’t understand everything in it, but what I did learn was fascinating. The science of living things is by far the most interesting. It’s awesome to learn how organisms behave and how they work, and how each species takes care of its ecosystem (except us, of course).
One example of a tundra food chain is grass is consumed by lemmings, which are eaten by Arctic fox. Another would be grass is eaten by caribou, and caribou are eaten by wolves. A third example could be Canada goose eats seeds, and an Arctic fox eats the goose.
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