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Tibet Wild Animals and Plants

Tibet Wild Animals and Plants

Tibetan Plateau is very rich in wild animals and plants. There are over 5800 species of high plants and around 800 species of wild animals, about 40 of which are existemic at Tibetan plateau and Himalayan areas. The main ornamental plants are giant cypress, mulberry, picea smithiana, Asiatic longleaved pine, Larix himalaica, Cyathcaceae and so on. The most famous plant in Tibet is a 2500-year old cypress in Nyingchi Area. It is regarded as a sacred tree in Tibet. The special animals in Tibet are Tibetan mastiff, yak, Tibetan antelope, snow leopard, kiang (wild ass), lynx, brown bear, argali, golden monkey, Himalayan tahr, gazelle, red deer, goral, Hanuman Langur, Bengal tiger, black-necked, snow cock, barhead goose, wild birds, etc.

Top 6 Wild Birds in Tibet

Top 6 Wild Birds in Tibet

Tibet is home to a huge and diverse range of bird species, all of which hold their own unique attributes and looks. This essay lists the top 6 birds for birdwatching in Tibet.

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Tibetan Antelopes: The Holy Unicorn of Tibetan Plateau

Tibetan Antelopes: The Holy Unicorn of Tibetan Plateau

Tibetan Antelope or chiru is one of the well-kept secrets of Tibetan Plateau. Here you can get more details about Antelopes in Tibet, like its origin, physical features, natural habitats, best places and seasons to witness, etc.

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Why Tibetan Yaks are Indispensable in Tibet?

Why Tibetan Yaks are Indispensable in Tibet?

Yaks are regarded as the treasure and boat in the Tibetan community. These unique species play a significant role in the daily life of Tibetans.

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Tibetan Mastiffs: The Tibetans’ Best Friends

Tibetan Mastiffs: The Tibetans’ Best Friends

The Tibetan Mastiff is a large breed of dog that can be found on the Tibetan Plateau, which has been popular for many years for their unconditional loyalty and the way in which it will always protect its family.

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Tibetan yak culture

Tibetan yak culture

When people think of the animals of Tibet, a yak has to be among the first they think of. Eighty-five percent (or about 10 million) of the world's yaks live on the Tibetan Plateau.

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Plants in Tibet

Plants in Tibet

Rich in wild plant resource, Tibet is just like a giant plant kingdom, with more than 5,000 species of high-grade plants. Most of the plants in Tibet are distributed in southeast Tibet.

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Vulture, the Sacred Bird of Tibet

Vulture, the Sacred Bird of Tibet

Vulture is traditionally regarded as sacred bird in Tibet and fed with corpse in traditional sky burial in Tibet. In this article a detailed demonstration has been provided on the Tibetan reverence for their sacred bird, the vulture.

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The Significance of Yaks for Tibetan People

The Significance of Yaks for Tibetan People

Tibetan yaks are the most abundant, popular and useful in Tibet. This article gives you some details about yaks and the reason why yaks are important to Tibetan people.

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