A miniature munjac, the smallest deer species has been discovered in the Mimalayan mountains. It is just 60 - 80 cm tall and weigs about 11 kilograms.
A large number of new species of flora and fauna are discovered in the Himalayas today.
Climate change and human induced projects have its impact on the area, so let us hope that they will designate some conservation areas in the region.
This information is from the Globe and Mail nespaper,
August 11, 2009