Fauna of China

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Magnolia Press , Bellevue, Wash., USA
Zoology -- C
Other titlesZhongguo dong wu
Statementedited by Zhi-Qiang Zhang.
ContributionsZhang, Zhi-Qiang, 1963-
LC ClassificationsQL307 .F37 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1-4 > ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19025873M
ISBN 101930666020, 1930666039, 1930666047, 0958239568

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Harris, Journal of Mammology "This is destined to be a landmark book on Asian mammals/5(2). Wildlife in Yunnan By far the most comprehensive book on wildlife of any region in China. Nearly all vertebrate species are shown in excellent colour pictures.

The descriptive text gives useful information on further species description and ecology. A must for anybody working on biodiversity of fauna in China.

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China’s diverse habitats are home to hundreds of species of animals and plants.

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More than 3, species of fish and hundreds of amphibians and reptile species live in the rivers, lakes and coastal waters. China’s forest wildlife is threatened by logging and .China - China - Animal life: The profusion of vegetation types and a variety of relief have allowed a great diversity of animal life to develop and have permitted animals to survive there that elsewhere are extinct.

Notable among such survivals are the great paddlefish of the Yangtze, the species of small alligator in eastern and central China, and the giant salamander (related to the Japanese. Essential reading for your China library, in four categories Third and last in our mini-series of summer listicles, after 12 must-read Chinese fiction books, and 12 must-watch Chinese films, comes this master list: 20 of the best general books about or from China.

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