MOUNTAIN GOATS

  • Pashmina goats face death in icy Himalayas February 28, 2008

    Srinagar: Hundreds of goats that provide wool for Kashmir's famous Pashmina shawls have died and thousands more face starvation because of heavy snow in Ladakh region where they live, officials said. About 150,000 goats graze on pastures near the border with China where temperatures plunge to as low as minus...