Wild animals of Ladakh an ecological study of the wildlife of high altitude animals of Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir State

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  • India,
  • Ladākh.,
  • Jammu and Kashmir.


  • Mammals -- India -- Ladākh.,
  • Mammals -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir.,
  • Animal ecology -- India -- Ladākh.,
  • Animal ecology -- India -- Jammu and Kashmir.

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Statementedited by Budh Dev Sharma, Tej Kumari.
ContributionsTej Kumari.
LC ClassificationsQL729.I4 W56 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination115 p. :
Number of Pages115
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL158414M
ISBN 108187067012
LC Control Number99934074

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The Wildlife of Ladakh. Author: Ganhar, J.N. Title: The Wildlife of Ladakh Publication: New Delhi: Ashok K Ganhar, Edition: First Edition. Description: First Edition.

Soft cover. 91 pp, ill. Author is a writer/journalist who appreciated Ladakh position atop the roof of India. It is the largest district in India but the least Rating: % positive.

About this book. Birds and Mammals of Ladakh is the first-ever thorough documentation of the wealth of wildlife from the Ladakh region. It puts together material from publications dating back to the first adventurous expeditions during the mid-eighteenth century into the unknown highlands of 'Cashmere' or 'Little Tibet', and available published and unpublished modern research material, trip.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ganhar, J.N., Wildlife of Ladakh. Srinagar: Haramukh Publications, [] (OCoLC) Document Type. About the Book This volume is the first-ever thorough documentation of the wealth of wildlife from the Ladakh region. It puts together material from publications dating back to the first adventurous expeditions during the mid-nineteenth century into the unknown highlands of 'Cashmere' or 'Little Tibet', and available published and unpublished modern research material, trip reports, and.

Markhor Barking Deer Shapu Ibex Markhor Tibetan Antelope Serow Ibex Tibetan Gazalle Black Bear Tahr Wild Yak Brown Bear Goral Snow Leopard Common Leopard Black Bear Pallas Cat Snow Leopard Common Leopard Black Necked Crane Status as per IUCN’s Red Data BookFile Size: KB.

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Wildlife of Ladakh, Leh, Zanskar, History of Ladakh, Geography of Ladakh, Tourism in Ladakh, Shanti Stupa, Sindhu Darshan Festival, Leh district, Military operations in Ladakh, Ladakh Ecological Development and Environmental Group, Lamayuru Format: Capa Comum.

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Here is wildlife sanctuary and national park in leh ladakh below:. Ladakh (IPA: / l ə ˈ d ɑː x /) is a region administered by India as a union territory, and constituting a part of the larger Kashmir region, which has been the subject of dispute between India, Pakistan, and China since It is bordered by the Tibet Autonomous Region to the east, the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh to the south, both the Indian union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and.

Bharal (blue sheep), Tibetan urial sheep (shapo), marmot, Tibetan argali sheep (nyan), and Tibetan wild ass are some of the commonly seen species in Ladakh. On the other side, Tibetan gazelle, Tibetan antelope, red fox, lynx, Pallas's cat, and Tibetan Wolf are.

This book is a complete inventory of all bird and mammal species in the Ladakh region. It describes and illustrates the numerous species of birds and mammals, including their local names, alternative names, habitat, behaviour, status, and s: 3. Notable Mammals - Wild yak, Tibetan wild ass or kiang, Himalayan blue sheep or Bharal, Argali (Great Tibetan Sheep), Mongolian gazelle and Tibetan antelope or chiru, Snow leopards, Tibetan wolves, Turkestan lynx and Tibetan blue bears Notable Birds - Black-necked crane, Brown-headed gull, Brahminy duck (Ruddy Sheldrake), Bar-headed goose.

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Ladakh is a birder’s paradise. Some of the birds endemic to high altitude and cold temperate can be found only in Ladakh. Eastern Ladakh is only breeding ground in India for the state bird of Jammu and Kashmir and flagship bird Black-necked Crane (Grus nigricollis) which is listed as Vulnerable (VU) by IUCN.

Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary, Leh Ladakh Overview The Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary is located at an altitude of about feet in the Ladakhi Changthang Plateau in the Leh district.

The vast range of exotic flora and fauna attribute the sanctuary to be the second-largest nature reserve. For centuries, Ladakh has been a place for the transmission of goods and ideas from many different locations, hosting visitors from Srinagar to Samarkand, Lhasa to Banaras.

Ladakh’s culture reflects this cosmopolitanism, intermixing indigenous ideas with all kinds of external elements that reflect on this part of the Himalayan world.

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Ladakh surprises you. This book describes the flora and fauna of the northern Indian provinces of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Contents - Introduction 1 - The Fauna on J&K and Ladakh 7 - Major characteristics of flora and Fauna 54 - Wildlife of Ladakh - Famous Wild Species of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh - Bibliography - Index Customer Reviews.

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Tashi Rabgias () was an eminent Indian scholar and historian who belonged to the Union Territory of was a scholar of Mahayana and Vajrayana commanded great expertise over the bhoti language.

He has many books to his credit. He has a collection of more than folk songs for which he was awarded a Robe of Honour by the Art Culture and Language Department. The living room—which in a tradi­tional Ladakhi home would have been a functioning kitchen—was cosy and here we congregated in the evening for a little talk by Aly on the wildlife of Ladakh.

Other Essential Information About Manali Wildlife Sanctuary - Location: Manali Sanctuary, Circuit House Marg, Manali, Himachal Pradesh - Opening Hours: 9;00 AM - PM, Every day. - Entry Fee: INR 10 - Distance from Nearest Airport: The nearest airport from Manali Sanctuary is the Kullu-Manali Airport which is close to 51 kilometers away.

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