Bhutan

SPI: 75.44

Species Protection Index Average: 41

National Report Card: Bhutan

Located in the Himalayas, Bhutan is mountainous, with fertile valleys and grassy plains. Most of the country is used for human activities, in its majority by rangeland. Bhutan has high biodiversity rarity of terrestrial land vertebrates at a global scale. When analysed as single taxons, the rarity of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles is also high. Challenges to biodiversity include soil erosion and pollution.
51.05%

of land currently protected

1614

total land vertebrate species

1

endemic land vertebrate species

Species of significant conservation interest

Giant Flying Squirrel

31
amphibians / 0 endemic
1273
birds / 0 endemic
172
mammals / 0 endemic
138
reptiles / 0 endemic

Information on this page was sourced from the CIA World Factbook and the Half-Earth Project Map.

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