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Changthang (Ladakh) in heavy snowfall


Leh,Febuary 23 (Scoop News) -Due to heavy snow bound pastures and the freezing cold thousands of domestic goats including Pashmina goats have perished in Changthang area of Ladakh region .

It may be mentioned that Pashmina goats grow a thick, warm fleece. They survive on grass in Ladakh, where temperatures plunge to as low as −20 °C (−4.00 °F). These goats provide the wool for Kashmir's famous Pashmina shawls. Shawls made from Pashmina wool are considered very fine, and are exported worldwide

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