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Kanchenjunga Peak | by shankar s.
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Kanchenjunga Peak

The Kangchenjunga transboundary landscape is shared by four countries, viz Bhutan, China, India and Nepal, and between them comprise of 14 protected areas with a total area of 6,032 sqr. km (2,329 sqr. miles). These protected areas are habitats for many globally significant plant species such as rhododendrons and orchids and many endangered flagship species of fauna such as snow leopard, Asiatic black bear, red panda, Himalayan musk deer, blood pheasant and chestnut-breasted partridge. (May 2009)

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Taken in May 2009