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Explore the 5 Biomes: Desert

Tundra. Aquatic. On to the desert! Some desert biome fast facts:  Deserts have less than 50cm of rain/year. Deserts cover 1/5 of the Earth’s surface. Most desert animals are small because larger animals usually cannot sufficiently store water or hide from the sun! (The camel excepted of course.) – Read more here. The Grand Canyon is mostly

Explore the 5 Biomes: Aquatic

We’ve covered Tundra. Now on to the deep, dark and unknown! The aquatic biome is the only one necessary to support life. Water covers 75% of the Earth, but aquatic biomes are pretty easily categorized – freshwater and marine. From ponds and lakes to coral reefs and wetlands, explore aquatic biomes by diving into the Shark

Polar Facts: What’s a Tundra Again?

There’s some old social studies class where you probably learned this once, but it’s been a while. At least it has for us! So a quick recap of where our polar bears are roaming on the live cam. There are 5 major biomes (sort of like climate zones) in the world: aquatic, desert, forest, grassland