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The Peak District is uniquely positioned within the UK on the North-South divide, and on the border between the Uplands and Lowlands. This means that an interesting collection of habitats and species can be found in different parts of the Peak District; from the delightful dipper in clear dale streams, to the timid mountain hare roaming the heathland, or the boisterous brown hare boxing around the field. The plantlife is no less interesting, with species at the very edges of their usual range, such as the Globeflower – a type of buttercup usually found further north. This range of plants and animals is termed biodiversity.