Some Fauna of China
Several races of small muntjak deer Muntiacus muntjak, among which females are without antlers and males have small but dangerous tusks; Chinese alligators Alligator sinensis, once almost extinct in the wild but saved by captive breeding and returned to its (restored) natural habitat; raccoon dogs Nyctereutes procyonoides, mostly nocturnal predators, hunting in small packs and able to climb trees; rare François' langurs Trachypithecus francoisi, actually lutungs and sometimes called Francois' leaf monkeys, inhabiting the woodlands of southwestern China; Malayan sun bears Helarctos malayanus, smallest of the bears, in the tropical forests of Yunnan province; beautiful red pandas Ailurus fulgens, vegetarians with raccoon-like faces, in the temperate mountain forests of western China; Eurasian elk (moose) Alces alces, huge deer among which the males have enormously broad antlers, in the forests bordering Russia; red foxes Vulpes vulpes, shared with lands as distant as Britain and the USA but particularly crafty in Chinese folklore; 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; and Himalayan tahrs Hemitragus jemlahicus, beardless wild goats on the wooded slopes of that range, are some of the wild creatures of this country.
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