Discover The fauna of the mountains and jungle Bhutan

In Bhutan, a number of rare species can be observed including the takin, the national animal, which lives in herds above 13,120 ft. The lucky ones among you may be able to spot a red panda or a snow leopard. The jungles of the south are populated by elephants, buffaloes and monkeys, and the very high land is the domain of yaks, goats, and musk deer. As for the traditional fauna, it varies in accordance with the geographical areas.

  • The fauna of the mountains and jungle, The fauna and flora, Bhutan
    The fauna of the mountains and jungle

    A takin, the national species of Bhutan

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  • The red panda, The fauna of the mountains and jungle, The fauna and flora, Bhutan
    The red panda

    The red panda is originally from the Himalayas.

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  • Small panda, The fauna of the mountains and jungle, The fauna and flora, Bhutan
    Small panda

    This animal has many different nicknames, include little panda and golden panda.

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  • The Himalayan bear, The fauna of the mountains and jungle, The fauna and flora, Bhutan
    The Himalayan bear

    This race of bear, originally from the Himalayas, inspired the character of Baloo in The Jungle Book

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  • A takin at altitude, The fauna of the mountains and jungle, The fauna and flora, Bhutan
    A takin at altitude

    Takins live at an altitude of 2,000 to 4,500 metres.

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  • Yaks, The fauna of the mountains and jungle, The fauna and flora, Bhutan
    Yaks

    Yaks can live up to 15 years.

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