Glacial Animals

Many animals are living on snow and ice on glaciers in the world. They are specilized species that adopted to cold environment. They are, for example, midges, snow flea, stonefiies, copepods, ice worms, rotifers, tardigrades. The animal community sustained on glaciers by feeding on algae and bacteria growing on snow and ice.

World distribution of glacial animals [Click the place to see glacial animals]


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