Bhutan is home to 11,248 species according to the first biodiversity statistics of Bhutan released in May this year.

Recognised as one of the top ten-biodiversity hotspots globally, the country has 5,114 species of animals, 5,369 plants, 690 fungi, 55 Chromista, 18 Eubacteria, and two species of Protista. Bhutan has 0.8 percent of the total biodiversity.

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