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The Cordillera: Plants and Animals Student Centre

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Plants of the Cordillera

Arctic Cordillera Ecozone

Taiga Cordillera Ecozone

Boreal Cordillera Ecozone

Montane Cordillera Ecozone

Pacific Maritime Ecozone

What kinds of plants grow in the Cordillera? These Web sites help to answer this question by introducing you to some of the plants that grow in the five ecozones in the region: coastal, arctic, mountain, valley, and plains. Each site includes a diagram and full-colour illustration. You can learn how these plants have adapted to their different environments.

Wildlife of the Cordillera

Arctic Cordillera Ecozone

Taiga Corillera Ecozone

Boreal Cordillera Ecozone

Montane Cordillera Ecozone

Pacific Maritime Ecozone

All kinds of fascinating animals roam the mountains and valleys of the Cordillera. You can learn about these animals at these Web sites and find out how they have adapted to their individual environments.

Hinterland Who's Who

At this Web site, you can learn all about the birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, and reptiles that live in the Cordillera.

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