Endangered animals of the poles.

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<ul><li> 1. Endangered Animals Of The Poles.</li></ul> <p> 2. All the species living at the poles are inter related. When you see a Polar bear, you see a whole food chain along with it. 3. Apart fromFuzzy Bears These 4. And Feathery Royals... 5. </p> <ul><li>Earth's polar environments host rich webs of plants and animals that face the change in clime, and are endangered. </li></ul> <ul><li>Some of such endangered species are featured here </li></ul> <p> 6. Walrus 7. </p> <ul><li>Walrus are called the bottom feeders, and are in trying times because of the melting ice that deplete the seafloor food, algae . </li></ul> <p> 8. SITTING DUCK 9. </p> <ul><li>Another animal that could see problems as food on the sea floor decreases is the spectacled eider an Arctic sea duck . </li></ul> <p> 10. Polar Bear. 11. </p> <ul><li>Polar Bear is one of the Arctic mammals most sensitive to climate change, because of their reliance on a sea ice habitat.</li></ul> <p> 12. </p> <ul><li>And the Seal, that is fast reducing in quantity as the ice melts, makes life tough for the Bears. </li></ul> <p> 13. </p> <ul><li>As the polar bears depend on Seals entirely for their food. </li></ul> <p> 14. SAND FLEAS OF THE SEAS 15. </p> <ul><li>The sand flea, lives in the water just below the sea ice and depends on the ice's microscopic inhabitants as its source of food &amp; are at risk as temperatures rise .</li></ul> <p> 16. PRETTY PLANKTON: 17. </p> <ul><li>Diatoms (Planktons) are fast declining as the water under the ocean in the poles are getting warmer which is bad other living things that depend on them for food. </li></ul> <p> 18. KRILL KILL 19. They are the principal food source for many animals krill is apparently the key species of populations declining heavily that depend on sea ice 20. </p> <ul><li><ul><li>When the ice disappears, so do they. </li></ul></li></ul> <p>Adlie penguinsElephant seals 21. Limpet SnailSea Star Have very thin Shells. 22. </p> <ul><li>The dissolved CO2 makes the water in the ocean more acidic hindering the development of shells for these creatures, and they are at high risk. </li></ul> <p> 23. </p> <ul><li>Although it is inevitable that some flora and fauna will go extinct in the coming years, as the climate gets warmer. </li></ul> <p> 24. </p> <ul><li>Experts agree that the poles will not become a dead zone. There will still be life, but the residents will be different . </li></ul> <p> 25. </p> <ul><li>And we shall get accustomed to it. Thats a different story if we cant stop the melting ice/raising temperatures, at least we can/MUST try to delay/postpone it.. </li></ul> <p>PEACE Photos and articleFrom Scientific American</p>