Updated on: September 03, 2021 9:00 IST

Ladakh announces black-necked crane as state bird, snow leopard as state animal

The Union Territory Government of Ladakh on September 02 has announced snow leopard as its state animal and black-necked crane as state bird. Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal said, "Ladakh Union Territory administration has announced snow leopard as its state animal and black-necked crane as its state bird. Black-necked crane is found in eastern Ladakh's high-altitude wetlands and marshes."