The wildlife of antarctica are extremophiles having to adapt to the dryness low temperatures and high exposure common in antarctica the extreme weather of the interior contrasts to the relatively mild conditions on the antarctic peninsula and the subantarctic islands which have warmer temperatures and more liquid water. Antarctic animals a list of animals in antarctica arctic animals here north polar antarctica has an abundance of animal life almost all of it being dependent on the sea the largest truly land animal is a wingless midge about 13mm 05 of an inch long. The antarctic region includes the continent of antarctica together with the surrounding sea ice shelves and island territories that fall within the antarctic convergence an area where the cold antarctic seas meet the warmer subantarctic waters this list of antarctic animals contains species found throughout the antarctic region. Antarctic wildlife fun facts you will see wildlife everywhere yet antarctica is the least biodiverse continent on the planet antarctica is the coldest and driest continent and all creatures that venture upon land are considered extremophiles due to the extreme climate. Antarctic animals types of wildlife to spot during an antarctica cruise by aileen adalid february 14 2018 24 comments due to the cold and harsh environment in antarctica its expected that it is not a hospitable place for life to survive in
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