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Contents Arctic world

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Out and about

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Keeping warm 4

Changing climate

Homes

Living in the Arctic

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Finding food

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Written by Sean Callery

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Arctic world

the Arctic

The Arctic is at the e far far north of the Earth..

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In summer it’s nearly as cold as a fridge. In winter it’s three times colder than a freezer! So how do people and animals live in the Arctic?

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Keeping warm All year round, people wear thick coats and boots made from animal skin.

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seal wolverine

Seals have thick fat under er ttheir heir skin to keep them warm. Other animals have thick fur. 5

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Homes

Houses are built on poles to keep them off the frozen ground. 6

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Some animals make dens, which keep out the cold wind.

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Arctic Life