Coldest Inhabited Place in the World: Oymyakon, Russia
Antarctic ice fish thrive in the icy cold temperatures of Oymyakon.
Foggiest Place in the World: Grand Banks, Newfoundland
Tarsiers use their large eyes and excellent night vision to help navigate through the extremely foggy Grand Banks.
Highest Inhabited Place in the World: La Rinconda, Peru
An abnormally large loricifera takes over the box-like houses in La Rinconda on the side of the mountain.
Most Polluted Place in the World: Kuching, Malaysia
The hardy pothos plant spreads its vines through Kuching, filtering the pollution through its leaves.
Wettest Place in the World: Mawsynram, India
Tadpoles and frogs take over the living bridges of Mawsynram.
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