Bhutan’s major concerns relate to the effect of rising temperature on glaciers that feed the rivers originating in the Himalayas
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|On its way to break the world record. Pic: WCD|
A lone Asiatic elephant in the country has achieved a feat none of its species has ever come close to. By stomping through the mountains, reaching a height of 3,419 meters above sea level, the four-year old tusker has broken the record of the highest altitude ever scaled by an elephant. The last record stood at 2,800 meters.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Some of the sacred natural sites in the region include the birth place of Lord Buddha in Lumbini, Nepal, Taktsang in Bhutan, majestic lakes blessed by holy men in India and a mountain revered as the centre of the universe – Mount Kailash in Tibet