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Wildlife in Ladakh, fox in snow
Wildlife in Ladakh, snow leopard

Wildlife of Ladakh

The cold desert of Ladakh is home to many mammals and birds that have adapted to the extreme cold in different ways. Many of Ladakh's animals are endangered such as the snow leopard, the Tibetan wolf, the Tibetan argali and the black-necked crane. [photo credit: wikimedia.org]

Asiatic ibex (skin)
Asiatic ibex
(skin)
black-necked crane (cha thung-thung)
black-necked crane
(cha thung-thung)
blue sheep (napo)
blue sheep
(napo)
chukar partridge (srakpa)
chukar partridge
(srakpa)
Eurasian lynx (eeh)
Eurasian lynx
(eeh)
golden eagle (laknak)
golden eagle
(laknak)
Himalayan marmot (phiya)
Himalayan marmot
(phiya)
Himalayan vulture (thang-kar)
Himalayan vulture
(thang-kar)
Ladakh pika (zabra)
Ladakh pika
(zabra)
Ladakh urial (shapo)
Ladakh urial
(shapo)
lammergeier (skiaklag)
lammergeier
(skiaklag)
mountain weasel (lakimo)
mountain weasel
(lakimo)
red fox (watse)
red fox
(watse)
snow leopard (schan)
snow leopard
(schan)
Tibetan antelope (tsos)
Tibetan antelope
(tsos)
Tibetan argali (nyan)
Tibetan argali
(nyan)
Tibetan gazelle (gowa)
Tibetan gazelle
(gowa)
Tibetan wild ass (kiang)
Tibetan wild ass
(kiang)
Tibetan wolf (shanku)
Tibetan wolf
(shanku)
woolly hare (ribong)
woolly hare
(ribong)