The coldest village in the world – level 2
If you are tired of the cold winter, think about the residents of a Russian town who say that they live in the coldest town on Earth. Their town is called Oymyakon and it lies deep in Siberia. The temperatures there very often drop to minus 60.
These local people say that these low temperatures sometimes last for ten days in a row.
There is another amazing thing in their town. It is a horse that survives in these low temperatures. The horse is small but perfectly formed for cold winters.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What are the main physical features of this horse that help it withstand such extreme cold weather?
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