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Lesser Known Asian Mountain Ranges Led To Expansion Of Gobi Desert
2013-12-11 13:01:14

Scientists speaking at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco say the formation of the Hangay and the Altai mountain ranges may have led to the expansion of Asia’s largest desert.

Ancient Canine Remains Closer To Domesticated Dogs Than Wolves
2013-03-07 11:53:50

A genetic analysis has shown that a 33,000-year-old canine skull found in Siberia is more closely related to today’s domestic dogs than wolves.

Origins Of Genetic Blending Between Europeans And Asians Discovered In Mongolia
2012-11-12 11:43:22

A group of researchers led by the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) has discovered the first scientific evidence of genetic blending between Europeans and Asians in the remains of ancient Scythian warriors living over 2,000 years ago in the Altai region of Mongolia.


Latest Altai Mountains Reference Libraries

Argali, Ovis ammon
2012-07-31 09:52:06

The argali (Ovis ammon), also known as the mountain sheep, is native to Central Asia. Its range includes Tibet, Altay, and Himalaya. Its range extends from Kazakhstan in the west, east to Shanxi Province in China. It also extends from Altai Mountains in the north, south to the Himalayas. It prefers a habitat in the highlands of these regions, at elevations between 980 and 19,000 feet. Its habitat type varies depending upon location. In areas like Kazakhstan, where it is often hunted, it can...

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