Introduces readers to animals that live in the mountains and the concept of habitat. Simple text describes the common features and behaviors of mountain dwellers as well as offering many examples of creatures in this group.
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A habitat is where plants and animals live. If you look through the mountainous areas in the pages of this book, you will see many animals who live there. A small mountain goat can be seen adeptly scampering up the side of a rocky, mountainous ledge by using the rough pads on the bottom of his feet. The pads on his feet are an adaptation that allows him to climb jagged peaks that many animals cannot manage. Many birds and animals such as the deer also have adaptations that help them to survive in the mountains.
The Pika will use his long teeth to nibble at and "bite off plants" so they can "save them to eat during the winter." The golden eagle has very sharp talons so he can easily swoop down and catch his meal. You can easily see that the shaggy "yaks grow thick fur coats" that will "keep them warm in the winter." There are several other mountain animals that have adapted. Among the ones you meet in this book will be the snow leopard, big horn sheep, and the...
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