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What are the five endangered animals in China? Giant panda is one of them

Despite the rapid development of human society, high-tech technology seems to be omnipotent, but for nature, we are still small, just like we can't stop natural disasters, and can't revive extinct creatures. There are many endangered animals in the world, and human beings have been trying to protect them. There are five endangered animals in our country. The reason why their race is rare, whether they are man-made or natural enemies, whatever it is, we need to understand them and make a contribution to protect them.


It belongs to the only mammal of the giant panda.

Giant panda is the only mammal belonging to carnivore, Ursidae, subfamily of giant panda and giant panda. It is one of the most lovely animals in the world. Giant panda has been living on the earth for at least 8 million years, known as "living fossil" and "national treasure of China". As the image ambassador of WWF, it is the flagship species of biodiversity protection in the world. As of October 2011, the number of giant pandas in captivity in China is 333. Giant panda is a unique species in China, and its main habitat is mountainous areas of Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu.

White Dolphin

Freshwater cetaceans endemic to China

Baiji, a small whale native to China, is only found in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. It is a carnivore with a spindle shaped body, naked skin and a constant body temperature. In the 1980s, due to various reasons, the population of Baiji decreased sharply. In 2002, it was estimated that there were less than 50 Baiji, known as the "giant panda in the water". Baiji dolphin, a family of its own, is listed as a national first-class wildlife, and one of the 12 most endangered animals in the world.

Chinese alligator

A crocodile of the genus alligator in the alligator family.

Chinese alligator, a unique crocodile in China, is one of the smallest crocodile species in the world. It is not only an ancient reptile, but also an endangered reptile in the world. Many features of dinosaur reptiles can be found in Chinese alligators. Therefore, the Chinese alligator is called "living fossil". Therefore, Chinese alligator is of great significance to study the rise and fall of ancient reptiles and the evolution of paleogeology and biology. China has listed the Chinese alligator as a national first-class protected animal and is strictly prohibited from killing.

Crested Ibis

Crested Ibis is endemic to East Asia.

Crested Ibis is medium-sized with white plumage, a long willow shaped crown at the back of the pillow, and a bright red skin from the forehead to the cheek. Inhabit in the sparse forest area with an altitude of 1200-1400m, wade in the nearby streams, swamps and rice fields, stroll for small fish, crabs, frogs, snails and other aquatic animals, and eat insects; rest on tall trees and sleep at night. Once widely distributed in eastern China, Japan, Russia, North Korea and other places, the population declined sharply due to environmental deterioration and other factors.

Golden Monkey

It is a precious animal unique to China.

Its main natural enemies are jackals, wolves, golden cats, leopards, eagles, vultures, eagles, etc. They are medium-sized monkeys. It is only distributed in Sichuan, Gansu, Shaanxi and Hubei of China. It is a typical forest arboreal animal, mainly for plant food. Golden monkey's golden fur is very beautiful, and its hunting is mainly to obtain fur, which makes Sichuan golden monkey become the object of people's hunting and acquisition. From 1963 to 1974, when the damage was the most serious, 300 golden monkeys were killed in incomplete statistics in Sichuan alone. As a result, it was gradually eliminated in some places.