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Where Do Mammals Live? North America

North America
 Far North

North American mammals weather seasons of warmth and cold, cycles of plenty and scarcity. Discover how their adaptations help them survive in diverse habitats.

Mammals of the far North face long, freezing winters and habitats covered with snow. More than 40 species, from huge bears to tiny squirrels, have adapted to these extreme conditions.

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Reuel R. Sutton
California Academy of Sciences

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