Tibets Hidden Wilderness



Tibet S Chang Tang Northern Plain Is A Vast, Remote Area Where Ice Capped Peaks Soar Over Windswept Steppe And Arid Plains Its Southern Reaches Are Home To Nomadic Herders, But Most Of The Region Is The Exclusive Domain Of A Unique Community Of Spectacular And Rare Mammals Such As Wild Yak And Tibetan Antelope Most Of Which Have Seldom Been Seen, Much Less Studied For Years, World Renowned Wildlife Biologist George Schaller Longed To Explore The Chang Tang, But Tibet S Doors Were Closed Finally, In 1988, Schaller Became The First Westerner Permitted To Enter This Uninhabited Region He Sought To Answer Many Basic Questions About These Unstudied Animals Largely As A Result Of The Work Of Schaller And His Local Colleagues, The Chinese Government Has Set Aside Than 125,000 Square Miles Of This High Altitude Terrain As A Reserve The Second Largest In The World Profusely Illustrated With Schaller S Haunting Photographs, Tibet S Hidden Wilderness Is A Unique Record Of One Of The Earth S Most Remote And Least Known Regions It Introduces Us To The Chang Tang S Majestic Landscape, Extraordinary Wildlife, And Traditional Nomadic Society And Concludes With A Hopeful Plan That Would Allow The People And Animals There To Continue To Live In Harmony.Tibets Hidden Wilderness

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  • Hardcover
  • 168 pages
  • Tibets Hidden Wilderness
  • George B. Schaller
  • English
  • 04 June 2018
  • 0810938936

10 thoughts on “Tibets Hidden Wilderness

  1. says:

    _Tibet s Hidden Wilderness_ is a beautiful coffee table type book albeit with a fair amounttext than your typical book of this genre that contains wonderful photographs by the eminent wildlife researcher George B Schaller.The subject of the book is the people, wildlife, and landscape of the vast Chang Tang in northern Tibet This land Tibetan for Northern Plain , is one of vast empty spaces and howling skies, a treeless steppe located above 15,000 feet, windswept ranges home to nom _Tibet s Hidden Wilderness_ is a beautiful coffee table type book albeit with a fair amounttext than your typical book of this genre that contains wonderful photographs by the eminent wildlife researcher George B Schaller.The subject of the book is the people, wildlife, and landscape of the vast Chang Tang in northern Tibet This land Tibetan for Northern Plain , is one of vast empty spaces and howling skies, a treeless steppe located above 15,000 feet, windswept ranges home to nomadic pastoralists with their herds of yak, sheep, and goats and a surprising amount of wildlife several, such as the wild yak, chiru, kiang, Tibetan gazelle, Tibetan brown bear, and Tibetan argali sheep unique to the Tibetan Plateau.A forbidding area, hard to reach physically and also due to politics, Schaller was one of the first Westerners to travel through the region in decades when he started visiting the Chang Tang in the late 1980s a fact he doesn t tru...

  2. says:

    Tibet s Hidden Wilderness Wildlife Nomads of the Chang Tang Reserve by George B Shaller Harry N Abrams Inc 1997 508.515 This is a book of beautiful photos of Tibet s largest nature preserve It is filled with photos of the native fauna yak, chiru Tibetan antelope , kiang Tibetan Wild Ass , blue goat, clouded leopard, and brown bear This book also cleared up for me the true meaning of the word chorten a place for offerings It is a mag...

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