Bhutan is listed as one of the top 10 biodiversity hot spots in the world. Bhutan has a total forest coverage of over 72% of the country's total area and its mandate by the constitution to maintain 60% under forest coverage for all times to come.
Though Bhutan is a small country we do have a wide range of elevation. It starts with 100msl at the southern part to eternally frozen peaks in the north with just a 120 km crow flight.
Bhutan has 5500 vascular plants of which 129 and endemic to Bhutan.
Bhutan also has a good number of endangered speices such as Royal Bengal Tiger, Red Panda, Takin, Golden Langur, Black Necked Cranes, White Bellied Herons etc. And Yeti (Migo) is strongly believed to exist by many people across the Himalayas but it has remained elusive to science.