However, two of the samples—one from Ladakh, India and one from Bhutan—yielded a more interesting result.
The urial and the shapu are kindred species of wild sheep (Ovis vignei), found respectively in Ladakh and the Suleiman range.
It has been found northerly in Ladakh, and easterly in Sikim.
The far side of the great central range, including Ladakh, Baltistan and Gilgit.
The Lahulis carry on an enterprising trade with Ladakh and countries beyond the frontier, by means of pack sheep and goats.
It inhabits the elevated ranges of Ladakh, and is found in Baltistan, where it is called the oorin.
The matter-of-fact Moorcroft describes a Lama of Ladakh as dressed almost like a cardinal.
Finally, in Baltistan and the Ladakh range there is a broad zone composed chiefly of gneiss and schist of ancient date.
Ladakh and the adjoining districts have been explored by the two former travellers, the Cunninghams, and others.
His followers escaped, and brought back the tale of his death to Ladakh.