Why do animals of the desert have big ears and light-coloured coats? Penguins are surrounded by ice and snow, so why aren't they cold? Can animals live at the bottom of steep mountains? Of course they can! Nature has arranged for every creature to adapt as well as possible to its natural surroundings. Come with us on a journey through the natural world, as we travel to deep oceans, brightly coloured jungles and the peaks of great mountains, where you'll meet animals and plants that are truly thriving. And you'll learn how animals are able to adapt to give themselves the best possible life.