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Snowdon - Yr Wyddfa in Welsh - is the highest peak of England and Wales, in the middle of the Snowdonia National Park.

It's a busy mountain with walkers and of course a railway, so the most visible wildlife is restricted largely to those of the feathered variety: buzzards, ravens, carrion crows and the occasional red kite can be seen on the lower slopes.

But it's the plant world which gives the nature fan a thrill. In summer, the Snowdon lily is out, and only lives within the National Park.

The National Park is a large area that encompasses most of Gwynedd. Wales' highest mountains are all to be found there.

In winter, keep your eyes peeled for the purple saxifrage.

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