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Arctic Kingdom’s Top Fast Facts

Over the years we have explored many fascinating subjects as we look at the wonderful places and incredible animals of the Arctic. We have had the chance to find out how polar bears have evolved to camouflage in the Arctic and why narwhals have tusks. We have discussed how glaciers are formed and how these enormous masses of ice can shape a landscape.

These deep dives can explain a lot but sometimes you just need the facts quickly.

That is why we make our fast facts series so that you can get the important details and fun quirks right away.

If you want to learn more about the wonders of the Arctic in a hurry then explore our top Fast Facts.

 

The Arctic Fox

Find out whether this adorable critter of the north hibernates or just how cold it can get before they begin to shiver.

 

Th Polar Bear

Polar bears certainly appear to be white but are they really? Find out how fast this lord of the Arctic can run and swim.

 

The Narwhal

What is their protruding tusk really for and does it help them navigate? Learn about a whale that is near mythical.

 

The Polar Night

This fascinating phenomenon happens to very few places on Earth. This gothic thrill happens when the Sun never pokes above the horizon and an active time for wildlife in the north. While there isn’t much sunlight you will have the most dramatic and spectacular views of the Northern Lights.

 

The Midnight Sun

The Arctic is a place of extremes but this one has a bright advantage, 24 hours of sunlight. Enjoy long and warmer days seeing more of the beautiful landscapes and enjoy the blooming wild flowers.

 

Experience The Arctic On A Safari

Get chances to view elusive Arctic wildlife and experience the majesty of the Arctic on safaris almost year-round. View all Arctic Safaris here.

Ready for adventure? Contact our Arctic Travel Advisors to book.

We now have a Gear Shop where you can browse some of the best outdoor clothing and equipment to buy or gift to friends and family.

Are you still curious about the many wonders of the Arctic or looking for more interesting content then explore more blogs here!

By: Mathew Whitelaw