The most endangered animals in China

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Giant Panda ©Mulligan Stu/flickr

China is a rich wildlife heritage with climatic variations and diverse landscape. The Chinese organization pays great attention to nature. China continues the project about the natural conversation which can protect the endangered animals and the nature.

China is one of the most important country with a lot of wildlife species. The aim of this article to know the most endangered animals in China and some tips its habitat.

 

Giant Panda

 

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Giant Panda ©Mulligan Stu/flickr

 

The Giant Panda is a bear and lives in central China, in the mountains Gansu, Sichuan and Shaanxi. The China’s symbol is very cute with large body, black patches around its eyes and ears. They may receive bamboo, honey, eggs, bananas, oranges and shrub lives. They can eat meat, but normally they are vegetarian. When humans get too close, the panda will attack.

The giant panda is an endangered animal because their habitat is lost and its birth rate is very low. If you would like to see it the best choice to visit a zoo. Many zoos in China is home of giant pandas: the Beijing Zoo, Shanghai Zoo, Ocean Park (Hong Kong) and Sichuan.

 

Golden Monkey of China

 

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Golden Monkey ©noe**/flickr

The Golden Monkey is an old world monkey which lives in mountainous forest, bamboo jungles and tall mountains of South-West China. The Chinese name is Schuan Golden Hair Monkey is the most widely animal in China with blue faces and orange eye-catching. The Asians think that it has medicinal powers because they have been killed their bones and fur.

It is endangered animal because the monkey’s diet and dead trees have the greatest problem. The Golden Monkey usually eats seeds, fruit, buds, flowers and lichens. If you want to see it, you can visit the biggest cities zoo’s in China, but the researchers decided that the best place their natural habitats.

 

Snow Leopard

 

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Snow Leopard ©Kevdiaphoto/flickr

 

The snow leopard is a large cat who lives in the rocky mountains of Central Asia. Snow Leopards occupy alpine and subalpine areas between 9,800 and 18,000 feet above the sea level in Central Asia. Because their secretive life, we don’t know the true population but approximately is 3,500 and 7,000 in the wild and over 700 in zoos.

Like other cats, it has long thick fur, gray or tan color and dark spots. Snow Leopards actively hunts smaller prey such as birds, mountain sheep but they eat grass and twigs. Unlike the other big cats, the snow leopard cannot roar.

 

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