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The animal, world of the Giant Mountains characterizes in a large species diversity. It is related to the presence of vertical vegetation zones of different climates and diverse mosaics of flora communities. In addition, terrain sculpture – especially above the upper forest border - distinguish the Giant Mountains in comparison with other mountain ranges of the Sudetes.

Lakes and glacial cirques, steep rocky slopes, peat bogs on equinoxes – typical for the landscape of these mountains – became a home to many valuable species of Karkonosze wildlife.
Number of species living in the Giant Mountains is as follows: invertebrates - at least 15 thousand species, vertebrates - over 320 species, among them: fish – 2 species, amphibians – 6 species, reptiles – 6 species, breeding an migratory birds – about 200 species, mammals - almost 60 species.
 
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attractions

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Śnieżka Mountain The highest peak of the Karkonosze and the Sudetes
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The Pilgrims Rocks that can be spotted from almost every place in the Giant Mountains
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Szklarka Waterfall What to start the sightseeing with?