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17 September 2014
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Wilderness | Cairngorms

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The Cairngorms is harsh but its animals come specially equipped for the conditions.

The Cairngorms is one of the most mountainous landscapes in the UK, characterised by broad granite plateaux, steep sided glens and deep corries.

This is the largest area of high ground in Britain, and, as a result, it has one of the most severe climates and wildlife which has adapted to the harsh conditions.

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Snowdonia

Exmoor in winter

Exmoor

"Uplands are great for watching wildlife that you wouldn't normally see in lowland areas.


"These animals have to be tough to survive the harsh winter conditions which means that a little effort may be required to track them down in these wilderness locations."

        
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