Horatio Ross (British, 1801–1886). [Charlie and Peel Ross with Horse after a Hunt], ca. 1856–59. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005 (2005.100.552 (25))
National Geographic Your Shot The only road in the Little Tibet, Italy, paved only in the late 70s. In this highland herds of horses, cattle and sheep fill the prairie, and rightly invade the road , as they are the masters of this land, and we just passers. Photograph by Alessandro Passerini
From the series Wo Yong - The Earth “When I first stood before the majestic mountains of the Tibetan highland, I realized the vulnerability of human beings. Although we each possess our own world, as the most intelligent creatures of this earth, we...
Tibetan and Andean Patterns of Adaptation to High-Altitude Hypoxia. The Tibetan Plateau is one of the highest regions on Earth. Tibetan highlanders are adapted to life and reproduction in a hypoxic environment and possess a suite of distinctive physiological traits. Recent studies have identified genomic loci that have undergone natural selection in Tibetans.