Despite the brutal cold and strong wind, a small variety of mammals survive in the cold, arctic conditions found in the summit of Mount Washington. Species like foxes; squirrels, mice, weasels, and bobcats can be found around the summit area. Even wandering moose and beavers have braved the events to visit the upper reaches of the mountain.
Among all, Common Ravens frequent the summit delighting spectators with their acrobatics! During summer months other bird species like white throated sparrows, juncoes, and pipits reside in or near the alpine meadows. What is more surprising is that stink bugs and even mosquitoes reach the summit during the brief milder conditions of summer!
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