Conquerors of the Heights:  6 Animals Live in High Altitude

19th March, 2024


Yak: The furry mountaineer of the Himalayas.

Snow Leopard: Ghost of the mountains, masters of camouflage.

Himalayan Tahr: Sure-footed climbers with a talent for steep slopes.

Alpine Chough: Birds with a taste for high places nesting amongst the clouds.

Himalayan Jumping Spider: Tiny arachnids surviving where others can't.

Yellow-rumped Leaf-Eared Mouse: Record-holder for highest dwelling mammal.

How do they do it? Special blood, thick fur, and smart adaptations are essential.

Life on the edge: A testament to the incredible resilience of nature.