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Sherpa People: Tigers of the Himalaya

The Sherpa people live in the Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal, also called the Everest region, for it includes Mount Everest, the “Forehead in the Sky.” At 8,848 meters, Everest is the world’s tallest mountain. The Sherpa people are famous for their impeccable mountaineering skills. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first