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Oasis from snow: Pashmina goats, caught off-guard by a channel of ice-melt on the Changthang plateau in Ladakh, wait as one of their own struggles to make it across. They have to often walk 5 km from the camp to the grazing grounds. For the Changpas, water, not grazing grounds, decide where they set up camp.


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