Polar Fauna

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Polar Fauna

 

the aggregate of animals characteristic of the arctic regions of the world. The terms “arctic fauna” and “antarctic fauna” are more commonly used. (SeeANTARCTIC REGION, ARCTIC REGION, andARCTIC SUBREGION.)

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