Category:Mammals of Bhutan

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Mammals of Bhutan — in South Asia.

  • Bhutan has more than 200 species of mammals ranging from species such as tigers, elephants, and rhinoceros to snow leopards, blue sheep, and takin. This diversity is due to Bhutan's location at the juncture of the Indo-Malayan and Paleartic realms. Also, the notable range in altitude from almost sea level to over 23,000 feet creates a diversity of niches to which mammals can adapt in unique ways.
  • A full listing can be found in the book A Field Guide to the Mammals of Bhutan.