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The park contains a wide variety of climatic zones, from subtropical to alpine. Approximately 25% of the park is forested. Trees include the deciduous oak and maple, and evergreens like pine, and various types of rhododendron. Animal life includes Himalayan black bear, the goat-like Himalayan tahr, rhesus monkeys and red pandas. There are also stories of Yeti sightings.
Langtang village has been completely swiped away by a massive avalanche followed by the earthquake in April 2015. The village suffered an estimated 310 deaths, including 176 Langtang residents, 80 foreigners, and 10 army personnel. More than 100 bodies were never recovered.
Langtang Himal is a mountain range in the Himalayas comprising the following peaks:
|Langtang Lirung||7,234 m (23,734 ft)|
|Langtang Ri||7,205 m (23,638 ft)|
|Dorje Lakpa||6,966 m (22,854 ft)|
|Loenpo Gang||6,979 m (22,897 ft)|
|Changbu||6,781 m (22,247 ft)|
|Yansa Tsenji||6,690 m (21,950 ft)|
|Kyunga Ri||6,601 m (21,657 ft)|
|Dogpache||6,562 m (21,529 ft)|
|Langshisha Ri||6,427 m (21,086 ft)|
|Gangchenpo||6,387 m (20,955 ft)|
|Morimoto||6,150 m (20,180 ft)|
|Tsogaka||5,846 m (19,180 ft)|
|Yala Peak||5,520 m (18,110 ft)|
- Cadwalladr, Carole (May 16, 2015). "Nepal earthquake: the village wiped off the map in a few terrifying seconds". The Guardian. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
- Carter, H. A. (1985). "Classification of the Himalaya" (PDF). American Alpine Journal. 27 (59): 109–141.
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