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Ladakh adopts State animal and bird

3rd September, 2021 Environment


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  • Ladakh adopted two endangered species, snow leopard and black-necked crane, as State animal and State bird respectively of the UT of Ladakh.


Black-necked crane

  • Black-necked cranes, considered loyal couples, are only found in Ladakh’s Changthang region.

Snow leopard

  • They has been categorised as “vulnerable” in the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List.