Some Fauna of China
A number of races of argali Ovis ammon, including Marco Polo sheep (Pamir argali), roaming in the mountainous terrain of Tibet and northwestern China; Hainan black-crested gibbons Nomascus hainanus, anthropoid apes found only in the Bawangling National Nature Reserve on the island of Hainan; Tibetan wild asses, also called kiangs Equus kiang, roaming the open spaces of the Tibetan plateau, where their coats grow long during the winter; endangered tigers Panthera tigris, including a few Bengal tigers in southern Tibet, Amur tigers (Siberian tigers) near the border with Russia, Indonesian tigers in Yunnan and South China tigers reintroduced from a "rewilding" program in South Africa; Eastern black crested gibbons Nomascus nasutus, critically edangered anthropoids in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region; takins Budorcas taxicolor, strange looking wild oxen, roaming the rhododendron and bamboo clad hills and mountains of western China; wild, two-humped Bactrian camels Camelus bactrianus, rare but surviving in the Gobi desert; Yarkand jerboas Euchoreutes naso, kangaroo-like rodents with proportionally enormous ears, living and hibernating in communal burrows on the steppes of northwestern China; rare black crested gibbons Nomascus concolor in the tropical jungles of southwestern Yunnan; and beautiful red pandas Ailurus fulgens, vegetarians with raccoon-like faces, in the temperate mountain forests of western China, are some of the wild creatures of this country.
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