Lucy Burroughs answered Despite how cold it is, there are actually quite a few plants and animals living on Mount Everest!Animals on Mount Everest There are some pretty tough animals living on Mount Everest – you wouldn’t want to come across any of them when they’re hungry! They usually hang around in the lowest zone, where all the plant-life and other animals are. Some of the animals living on the mountain include:Snow leopardsHimalayan wolvesTibetan bears Plants on Mount Everest Most of the plants on Mount Everest are found at the lower levels – the higher you go, the less plant-life you’ll come across! In the lower zones of Mount Everest, you’ll find the following plants:JuniperBirchBlue pinesFirsRhododendronsBamboo Above this zone, you’ve got the Alpine scrub zone, which can only sustain very limited plant-life. Above that, there’s the Arctic zone, and nothing lives up there!