Extreme Environments- Flora & Fauna

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  • Created on: 07-06-13 18:52

1. How do waxy leaves enable Conifers to survive?

  • So they do not accumulate much snow, to reduce the weight on the plant
  • The waxy substance protects the photosynthsisng cells inside the needles
  • The waxy substance produces food and water through producing photosynthesising cells.
  • To make them sticky and hard to digest
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2. Meerkats live underground, Why?

  • To find more food
  • To hide from predetors and the litter
  • To keep them out of the hot sun and protect them from predators
  • To hide the babies

3. Why do meerkats have dark patches around their eyes?

  • To look cool
  • To reduce the sun's glare
  • To act as sunglasses
  • To reflect glare fromthe sun and expand their sight

4. Do Artic Wolves have small or large ears?

  • Big Ears to fan themselves to keep them cool
  • Big Ears to be able to hear prey from a long distance
  • Small Ears so less heat is lost from their ears but are sensitive to hear prey
  • Small Ears beacuse they don't need to listen for predetors they can feel vibrations through the ground

5. Where can you find native conifers?

  • Northern America and Russia
  • Scandinavia and Russia
  • Just Canada
  • Northern USA and Iceland

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