Some Fauna of China
Rare François' langurs Trachypithecus francoisi, actually lutungs and sometimes called Francois' leaf monkeys, inhabiting the woodlands of southwestern China; Tibetan wild asses, also called kiangs Equus kiang, roaming the open spaces of the Tibetan plateau, where their coats grow long during the winter; Przewalski's horse (Mongolian wild horse) Equus przewalski, similar to those represented in prehistoric French cave paintings and reintroduced to the steppes of northwestern China from captive European populations such as the one at Woburn Abbey; Nepal gray langurs Semnopithecus schistaceus, true langurs of the Himalayas; critically endangered white-headed langurs Trachypithecus poliocephalus, a species of lutung found in Guangxi; beautiful red pandas Ailurus fulgens, vegetarians with raccoon-like faces, in the temperate mountain forests of western China; reputedly ferocious wolverines Gulo gulo, also called gluttons, in the forests bordering russia; Sambar deer Rusa unicolor in the wooded, tropical areas of southern China; rare black crested gibbons Nomascus concolor in the tropical jungles of southwestern Yunnan; and a number of species of giant fruit bat, including the Indian flying fox Pteropus giganteus with wingspans up to a staggering five feet, in the tropical forests of southwestern China, are some of the wild creatures of this country.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Gubeikou hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund and the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.