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  • 1. LIFE IN THE HIMALAYAS By: Emma
  • 2. Map of the Himalayas The Himalayas spread through out Nepal, India, China, Pakist an, Afghanistan, Bhutan and Myanmar. The mountains take up 1,089,133 km². Some of the most heard of mountains in the Himalayas are Mount Everest, K2 and LhotseThe tallest of these being Mount Everest.
  • 3. Animals in the Mountains The Himalayan Marmot
  • 4. Animals in the Mountains Predators Prey • Snakes • Big cats (Snow leopards, clouded leopards etc..) • Spiders • Hunting Birds (Falcons, Eagles) • Birds (hawks and other predatory birds) • Insects (Moths, Butterflies) • Fish • Mountain Goats
  • 5. Snow Leopards Snow leopards are the Hunters of the mountain. With it’s white fur Snow leopards can camouflage quite well giving them the advantage over there prey. Snow leopards also have long tails to use as balance on the thin ledges.
  • 6. Humans in the Himalaya’s
  • 7. Humans in the Mountains The people in the Himalayas have a hard life. The rough ground makes it hard to grow food and the rocky slopes makes travel hard. Just because they live in the mountains doesn’t mean they don’t have a religion. Some forms of the religions in the Himalayas are Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. The people in the Himalayas live in stone houses and rely on yaks as there food. There is very few vegetables so nutrition is hard to come by.
  • 8. Climbing Mount Everest • Mount Everest is 8,848 m tall and takes 4 to 9 weeks to climb. When climbing Mount Everest The hardest part is coming down. The first men to ever climb Mount Everest and live was Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on May 29, 1953. The first woman was Junko Tabei who reached the summit on May 15, 1975. Most people climb in the warm months of May because it’s the safest time of the year and there isn’t as much bad weather and snow storms.
  • 9. Bibliography • Mount Everest