Saturday, April 08, 2006

Everest trek uncovers exotic species

"Mount Everest and the Himalayan mountain range conjure images of yaks and Sherpas loaded with heavy packs. But tucked into the cold shadows of the world's tallest mountain are biologically diverse hotspots filled with poorly known plants and animals found nowhere else on the globe.

Scientists from Conservation International and Disney's Animal Kingdom recently launched a two-month scientific expedition into six regions of the Tibetan 'Sacred Lands' in the mountains of southwest China and Nepal. "

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous7:05 PM

    What kind of monkey is that?