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Can you guess Nepal's largest national park?

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Sep 8, 2015-The Answer is B. 

Shey Phoksundo National Park is the largest and the only Trans-Himalayan national park in Nepal. The park which covers an area of 3,555km2 is home to the Phoksundo Lake, the country’s deepest lake.

It was established in 1984 AD and borders Tibet in the north. The name Shey Phoksundo is taken from the renowned Monastery `Shey’ and the deepest lake in Nepal `Phoksundo’. It has been proposed as a World Heritage Site (mixed category) by the Government of Nepal for its unique natural, socio-economical, and cultural heritage.

 

Photo credit: Envrionment Asset Report

Animals found in Shey Phoksundo

Snow leopard

Tibetan wolf

Musk deer

Blue sheep  

 

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Published: 08-09-2015 14:43

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