Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s wonderland

A biological treasure trove of over 200 new species was discovered in the Eastern Himalayas between 2009 and 2014, according to WWF Living Himalayas Initiative’s latest regional species discovery report. The report, released in Bhutan on World Habitat Day, is entitled “Hidden Himalayas: Asia’s Wonderland”, and maps out scores of new species found by scientists from various organizations across a region spanning Bhutan, north-east India, Nepal, the far north of Myanmar and the southern parts of Tibet.