By: Jessica & Caleb
The climate in the high plains is mainly hot but they get mild winters. One-third of the wildlife population is either rare or endangered. They have a lot of plants there like the black lace cactus, star cactus, and walkers manioc. A majority of the region receives about 17 inches to 21 inches of rain. Elevations rise up to 3,000 to 4,500 feet above sea level.
An animal in the high plains is the lesser prairie chicken it is a fat chicken that eats insects,seeds, and leaves. It lives in the ground and coyotes raccoons, possums, skunks, snakes, and rodents eat the lesser prairie chicken. The an endangered animal in the high plans is the wooping crane. The sand dune lizard lives in the low land areas.