Some Fauna of China
Gaurs Bos gaurus, largest of the wild oxen, in the tropical forests of Yunnan; wild, two-humped Bactrian camels Camelus bactrianus, rare but surviving in the Gobi desert; omnivorous Siberian chipmunks Eutamias sibiricus, in appearance superficially similar to their more famous American cousins and sharing the habit of carrying food in cheek pouches; Sambar deer Rusa unicolor in the wooded, tropical areas of southern China; takins Budorcas taxicolor, strange looking wild oxen, roaming the rhododendron and bamboo clad hills and mountains of western China; wolves Canis lupus, including a Tibetan race, still found in the sparsely populated regions of Tibet and northwestern China; several races of small muntjak deer Muntiacus muntjak, among which females are without antlers and males have small but dangerous tusks; Eurasian wild boars Sus scrofa in the northern forests; swollen-necked goitred gazelles gazella subgutturosa, among which only rams have horns, surviving on the steppes of the west; and Eastern hoolock gibbons Hoolock leuconedys in the tropical forests of Yunnan near Myanmar (Burma), are some of the wild creatures of this country.
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