Animal Facts

Arctic Animal Facts

Caribou with huge antlers

Introduction - Arctic Animals

Animals that live in the Arctic have adapted to living in one of the harshest climates on the planet. The extremely cold weather makes survival a challenge. On this page is a list of interesting facts about arctic animals, written for kids and adults. Information on this page and in this section of our site includes how animals have adapted to life in the arctic and what animals live in the Arctic.

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The Arctic and Arctic Conditions

Before listing the animals that live in the arctic and their various adaptations we list here some facts about where the arctic is and the conditions that exist there.

Arctic Animal Adaptation Facts

Arctic Animals List

Below is a list of just a few of the animals that can be found in the arctic.