Polartierinformationen

Entdecken Sie die Geheimnisse der eisigen Arktis und Antarktis mit Einblicken in das Leben von Eisbären, Pinguinen und anderen Kaltklimatiere.

Harp Seal

Adult harp seals have a black face and a silver-gray body with a "harp" pattern; pups are born white for ice camouflage.

Walrus

Walruses, with tusks and whiskers, inhabit Arctic waters, feeding on benthic invertebrates.

Caribou

Also known as Reindeer, Caribou adapt to cold with thick fur and large hooves, famed for long migrations.

Lemming

Small rodents famous for their population cycles, Lemmings are a vital part of the Arctic food web.

Arctic Wolf

Arctic Wolves, with white fur, are adapted to icy landscapes, known for pack hunting in remote northern areas.

Arctic Hare

These hares survive Arctic conditions with thick white fur, blending into snowy environments.

Musk Ox

Prehistoric-looking Musk Oxen with thick coats adapt to the Arctic climate, living in herds.

Polar Bear

The largest land carnivore, Polar Bears are apex predators in the Arctic, relying on sea ice to hunt seals.

Snowy Owl

With stunning white plumage, Snowy Owls inhabit Arctic regions, hunting by day or night depending on the season.

Glaucous Gull

A large, pale gull of the Arctic, known for its powerful build and opportunistic feeding habits.

Arctic Fox

The Arctic Fox, small and thick-furred, changes color for camouflage in extreme cold.

Atlantic Puffin

Known for their colorful beaks during breeding season, Atlantic Puffins are seabirds that nest in North Atlantic cliffs.

Chinstrap Penguin

Chinstrap Penguins, with their distinctive black band under their heads, thrive in large, icy Antarctic colonies.

Rockhopper Penguin

Characterized by spiky plumage and red eyes, adept at navigating steep rocky cliffs, embodying resilience and agility.

Yellow-eyed Penguin

A rare gem with striking pale yellow eyes, cherishes secluded nesting spots in New Zealand's forests and shores.

Jackass Penguin

Named for its distinctive braying calls, this unique species marks its presence by breeding along Africa's coasts.

Macaroni Penguin

Boasts a flamboyant yellow crest, congregating in large, noisy colonies on sub-Antarctic islands, a sight to behold.

Gentoo Penguin

With a bright red bill and swift underwater speed, it navigates the cold waters, reaching speeds up to 36 km/h.

Little Penguin

The smallest penguin species, known for its blue feathers and evening group marches on Australian and New Zealand shores.

Emperor Penguin

The tallest and heaviest of all, enduring the harsh Antarctic winter to breed, a testament to extreme survival.

King Penguin

Exhibits vivid orange-yellow plumage, ranking as the second largest penguin, engaging in a notably long breeding cycle.