Wildlife in Deosai Plains (Gilgit Baltistan)
Deosai Plains is ideal place for wild animals such as brown bear, snow leopard, ibex, etc. One of the most common is marmot, also called Phia by local people, which can easily be seen in Deosai Plains, and you can listen whistling sounds of them everywhere.
About Deosai Plains
Deosai Plains, also known as Deosai National Park, is located at the distance of 30 km from Skardu between Astore and Skardu District. Its average elevatin is 13,497 feet above sea level, and considered as the second highest plateaus in the world. Due to its height, there is no tree in the Deosai Plains but full of lush green grass and flowing plants. It is also famous for wild life and different kind of flora and fauna in Karakoram Range. In spring season, it becomes colorful due to those wild flowers and variety of butterfiles.About Deosai Plains, Deosai Plains Gallery