chionophile

chionophilous, chionophile, chionophily In biology, thriving in snow-covered habitats.
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Chionophile

Chionophiles are any organisms (Animals, Plants, Fungi etc..) that can thrive in cold winter conditions (the word is derived from the Greek word chion meaning `snow`, and -phile meaning `lover`). These animals have specialized adaptations that help them survive the harshest winters. ==Polar regions== === Arctic animals === Animals such as cari...
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