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Himalayan wolf awaits special recognition as subspecies, if not as an entirely new species

A series of studies over the years concluded that Himalayan wolves have adapted genetically to survive in high altitudes, a quality that makes them different from other wolf species. Himalayan wolf awaits special recognition as subspecies, if not as an entirely new species
Besides, Nepal and China, these animals are also found in the Indian Himalayas and those found nearby Kyrgyzstan were mostly grey wolves. Photo Courtesy: Geraldine Werhahn/Himalayan Wolves Project
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : February 23, 2020
Updated at : February 23, 2020 19:58
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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