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Re: Remains of Extinct Giant Camel Discovered in High Arctic
« Reply #1 on: March 06, 2013, 07:05:51 PM »
I spotted this but then also got drawn in with the 'similar' topics listed down the side of the article.
If we are going to shift, first to a period over summer ice free, to a year round ice free, then it would be useful to figure how this works out and how it further impacts the lands to the south?

It may well take a while for critters to move in to exploit the new environment but the conditions will arrive far faster.

It would appear that once we are ice free ,year round, the temps surrounding the basin never fall below freezing due to the influence of open water.

What does this mean for us 'temperate' region dwellers?
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Re: Remains of Extinct Giant Camel Discovered in High Arctic
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2013, 09:25:53 PM »
There was camels a long time ago and there is some bacterias living there now!
https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/bacterium-canadian-high-arctic-and-life-mars-226842

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Re: Remains of Extinct Giant Camel Discovered in High Arctic
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2013, 01:13:14 AM »
There was camels a long time ago and there is some bacterias living there now!
https://www.mcgill.ca/newsroom/channels/news/bacterium-canadian-high-arctic-and-life-mars-226842

Hmmm.  Bacteria and Camels.
Not to be confused with Bactrian Camels:
http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/bactrian-camel/