Top ten rare animals in China

China is rich in land, animal resources, living more than 54,000 species of animals, in the rich animal species, each animal has value, but some animals because of its high value by human killing, the number of sudden decline or even extinction.

Top 1: Giant panda

Giant panda is a carnivorous animal that mainly eats bamboo. It is not only a collection of rare, endangered, and special products, but also very old. It is called "living fossil".

Top 2: The golden snub-nosed monkey

Chinese golden snub-nosed monkeys include Sichuan, Yunnan, and Guizhou. The more familiar one is the Sichuan golden monkey. The Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys are distributed in Sichuan, Shaanxi, Hubei and Gansu. They live deep in mountain forests and live-in groups. Covered with gold silk "cloak", climbing trees and jumping, soaring like flying.

Top 3: Whitefin dolphin

Whitefin dolphin is a unique water animal in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China. There are more than 70 species of dolphins in the world, and there are only 5 species of freshwater. China is the only freshwater whale with a narrow distribution, which is older and rarer than giant pandas. The white fin dolphin has a delicate body, smooth skin, a long kiss like a sword, and a spindle body. The eyes are as small as beans and the ears are like needles. The upper and lower jaws are densely covered with more than 130 small teeth. There is a round nostril on the top left of the head. The water is discharged every 20 seconds to change the air. Although the audiovisual ability is not good, the sonar system emits ultrasonic waves. Its echolocation capability allows it to get in touch with companions more than ten kilometers away.

Top 4: South China Tiger

South China Tiger is "Chinese Tiger" in English. It is an endemic subspecies of my country. It was originally the most widely distributed, most numerous, and smaller, but the oldest tiger species in China.

Top 5: Crested ibis

If you want to ask what is the rarest bird in China, the crested ibis should be among the best. This beautiful wading bird, hailed as the "Pearl of the Orient" by zoologists, is a bird that was once thought to be extinct. They all disappeared after the 1960s.

Top 6: Brown horse chicken

The brown horse chicken is a rare bird produced in Pangquangou, Shanxi, Xiaowutai Mountain in Hebei, and Mentougou, Beijing. Because the ears have two white feathers, they look like long horns, or they are called horned chickens. Or ear chicken. After the tail feathers are upturned, they are scattered and drooped like horsetails, hence the name horse chicken. There are 4 species of horse chicken in the genus horse chicken, all of which are produced in China, including Tibetan horse chicken, white horse chicken, blue horse chicken and brown horse chicken.

Top 7: Chinese alligator

Chinese alligator is the only crocodile species in China. There are 25 species of crocodiles in the world, and China only has gulf crocodiles and Chinese alligators. But as the largest crocodile (10 meters long), the crocodile has been extinct hundreds of years ago, and the Chinese alligator is now endemic to my country, and it is also the only relic species distributed in the temperate zone from the ancient north.

Top 8: Eastern Leopard

The Far Eastern Leopard is a large cat in the northern frigid zone. The body size is second only to the Siberian tiger. The head is small and the tail is long, and the limbs are short. Larger, the spots are round or oval plum-shaped patterns, and they look like ancient copper coins, so they are also known as "leopards".

Top 9: Asian elephants

China's Asian elephants are mainly distributed in Xishuangbanna, Pu'er and Linyi in Yunnan Province, with a population of about 300.

Top 10: Elk

The elk, native to the marshes of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River in China, flourished between 10,000 and 3,000 years ago, with 298 fossil sites found in China. In 1865, the French missionary Armand David found the elk in Nanyuan, Beijing, and introduced it abroad, thus being identified as the model breeding ground for moose in the South China Sea. At the end of the 19th century, moose were killed and looted.

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