In a remote region of India, the reclusive snow leopard frolics with other rare Himalayan creatures
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The endangered Tibetan antelope is often poached for its soft, warm underwool, called shahtoosh, which is used to make fine shawls.
Also known as snow pigs, these ground squirrels live in colonies of up to 30 mem- bers and cuddle throughout winter for warmth.
The Siberian Ibex’s horns are like mammalian tree trunks. You can deduce their age from the number of rings encircling them.
The snow partridge, which builds its nest on rocky hillsides, has a plumage of gray and chestnut stripes and a bright red bill.
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