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Tibetan Wolf’s Tree

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Bodhi Leaf Tibetan Wolf’s Tree

This tree is growing just near the zoo habitat of the endangered Tibetan Wolf, which has been successfully bred in captivity here at the Darjeeling Zoo.

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  • Common name: Chinkapin: A subtropical Asian tree, this tree is a descendant of the European wetland forests of 30 million years ago which are now utilised as coal
  • Botanical species: Castanopsis hystris
  • Botanical family : Fagaceae [Oak]


  • Latitude: 27.05754 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 88.254764 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 2079.6 metres above sea level

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For the landmarked tree named Tibetan Wolf’s Tree , the database reference code is: p018.

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