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What animals live in the Antarctic?
Last Updated: 30th January, 2020
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Subsequently, one may also ask, what type of animals live in the Antarctic?
- Seals. There are four types of seals that live in the waterssurrounding Antarctica: leopard, crabeater, Weddell, and southernelephant.
- Whales. During the austral summer, Antarctic waters are full ofmany different types of whales looking to eat fish, squid, andplankton.
- The Others.
Subsequently, question is, does anything live in Antarctica? Most terrestrial invertebrates are restricted to thesub-Antarctic islands. Although there are very few species,those that do inhabit Antarctica have high populationdensities.
Considering this, what animals live in Antarctica and how do they survive?
Arctic and Antarctic birds and mammals such aspenguins, whales, bears, foxes and seals - are warm bloodedanimals and they maintain similar internal bodytemperatures to warm blooded animals in any other climatezone - that is 35-42°C (95-107°F) depending on thespecies.
Do polar bears live in the Antarctic?
No! Polar bears have never met penguins except inTV commercials (drinking soda) or in a zoo. Polar bears livein the Arctic (the North Pole) while the penguins live inAntarctica (the South Pole).