The Tatra Mountains are a mountain range that form a natural border between Poland and Slovakia. They are the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. The highest point in Poland is Rysy at 2,500 metres, which is located south of Zakopane.
The Tatra mountains are home to a number of rare mammals. These include the Tatra chamois, marmot, snow vole, brown bear, wolf, Eurasian lynx, red deer, roe deer, and large numbers of wild boar. Notable fish include the brown trout and alpine bullhead.