Trivia / Himachal Pradesh

The _____________ provides sanctuary to Serow, a globally threatened mammal.

  1. Great Himalayan National Park
  2. Pin Valley National Park
  3. Simbalbara National Park

Great Himalayan National Park

The Great Himalayan National Park abbreviated as GHNP, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 23 June 2014. There have been confirmed sightings of Serow, which is considered as a globally threatened mammal species. Serows are medium-sized goat-like or antelope-like mammals, with 6 species.

The GHNP also provides sanctuary to other globally threatened mammals (Snow leopard, Himalayan tahr, musk deer), globally threatened birds (Western tragopan, koalas, cheer pheasants) and a large number of medicinal plants. It is part of the Himalaya Hotspot and has 832 plant species, representing 128 families and 427 genera.