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Table 3 Livestock composition

From: Livestock depredation by snow leopard and Tibetan wolf: Implications for herders’ livelihoods in Wangchuck Centennial National Park, Bhutan

Region N Yak Horse Sheep Dog Total
Choekhortoe 21 1420 37 107 29 1593
Dhur 17 1029 75 90 28 1222
Total 38 2449 112 197 57 2815
Averagea   64.45 2.95 5.18 1.5 74.07
% of the herd   86.99 3.97 6.99 2.02 100
  1. N-number of herders in the study region
  2. a-Average number of livestock’s held by herd
  3. average calculated from all herd including those that kept none