Hoh Xil National Nature Reserve is Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Hoh Xil National Nature Reserve also known as Kekexili was added to UNESCO World Heritage list along with Gulangyu Island at the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee. Kekexili is located in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture and was officially designated as a national nature reserve in 1995. Kekexili plays an important role as the breeding grounds for the endangered Tibetan Antelopes. There are over 200 wildlife species with some under the Chinese state protection.