find out where are the habitats of the polar bear and the penguin. for each animal , explain two ways in which it is well adopted to its habitat.
Polar bear and penguins live in polar regions. They are snow-covered regions having an extremely cold climate throughout the year. The sun does not set in this region for six months during summer, while it does not rise during the six months of winter. The temperature can drop to –37°C in this region.
the animals live in polar regions and the adaptations are:
1. Organisms living here have to adapt themselves to extreme cold. The animals in these regions are usually white or light colored, e.g., polar bear, penguin. This adaptation helps them in maintaining their body temperature, and in camouflaging. These animals can store fat in their body as they eat a lot during the summer. The stored fat can be consumed during the winter months.
2. they have thick skin or fur to protect them from cold.