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Alpine (id: alpine) is a biome in Zoo Tycoon 2. The biome is used in the official game for extant animals from Asia, Europe and Africa and extinct animals from Pleistocene Europe, with additional foliage from Oceania, South America and North America. User-made additions include extant animals from South America, Oceania and North America, extinct animals from Pleistocene Japan, cryptid animals from Asia and mythical animals from Europe.

Exhibit Animals (six official + 18 user-made)

Ambient Animals (two official + five user-made)

Foliage Animals (one user-made)

Enrichment (one user-made)

Trees (five official + nine user-made)

Plants (four official + six user-made)

Rocks (three official)

Zoopedia Entry

The Alpine biome, similar to the tundra biome, is found in high mountain areas around the world. Harsh conditions cause vegetation to grow low to the ground in alpine meadows.
Tundra is the treeless plain that lies north of the northern coniferous forests and on the Antarctic Peninsula in the southern hemisphere.
Trees cannot survive in this biome because of the cold temperatures, high winds, and heavy snowfall, as well as the permafrost, a layer of permanently frozen subsoil. Plant life tends to grow low to the ground. In the summer, large numbers of birds migrate to the tundra to feed on insects. Other animals found in this area include reindeer, wolves, fox, voles, and lemmings.