In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Valley of Flowers National Park, an Indian national park located in North Chamoli in the state of Uttarakhand, is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and variety of flora. (1)______ richly diverse area is also home (2)______ rare and endangered animals, including the Asiatic black bear, snow leopard, musk deer, brown bear, red fox, and blue sheep. Birds (3)______ in the park include the Himalayan monal pheasant and other (4)______ altitude birds. At 3352 to 3658 meters above sea level, the gentle (5)______ of the Valley of Flowers National Park complements the rugged mountain wilderness of Nanda Devi National Park to the east.
Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.