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.
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