CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Physiography and environment of Ladakh. 3. High altitude adaptations of wild animals of Ladakh. 4. Wild animals of Ladakh--an ecological study. 5. Ladakh : jeopardy in wildlife resources and need for conservation. 6. National parks, sanctuaries and bioreserves in Ladakh. 7. Legal protection to the wild animals of Ladakh.
The present book is the first seminal scientific contribution on the peculiar wild animals of Ladakh with an appraisal on scientific data on their systematic, distinctive features for field diagnosis, distribution, habits, ecology and conservation in the highly specialized agro-climatic conditions of the Ladakh Himalaya.