Mountain grasslands such as those in the Ethiopian highlands, on the Tibetan Plateau and up in the Andes, include the alpine tundra above the treeline as well as grasslands below it. These high altitude grasslands often exist as isolated 'islands' in a sea of another habitat type. Consequently, the animals and plants that live there, having been cut off from similar species in other areas of the habitat, evolve down their own paths.
Ecozones where this habitat is found
Other Terrestrial habitats
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