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    • Chinese Wildlife Tyler Brown and Lucas Corbin
    • Interesting Facts
        • 4,400 species of vertebrates
        • 500 species animal species
        • 210 species amphibians
        • 1189 species of birds
        • 320 species of reptiles
    • Panda Bear
        • The most endangered animal left on earth
        • Live in high altitudes in Burma and Beijing
        • It mainly eats bamboo stems
        • Spends 50%-75% of the day eating
        • 4-6 feet long and weighs 350 lbs.
    • Golden Haired Monkey
        • Males average 26.8 in. long
        • Females 20.4 in. long
        • Spends 97% of time in trees
        • Also called the snub nosed monkey
        • Can live up to 25 years
        • endangered
    • Brown Eared Pheasant
        • Lives in Northeastern China
        • 39 in long
        • Eats roots, bulbs, and plant matter
        • Population ranges from 5000-17000
        • endangered
    • South China Tiger
        • Rarest tiger in existence today
        • In the top ten most endangered animals
        • 330 lbs males
        • 240 lbs females
        • 8ft in length
        • Numbers dwindled from thousands to tens in a few decades
    • Chinese Alligator
        • 5-6 feet long
        • Its habitat consist of marshes, ponds, rivers and streams
        • Eats snails, frogs, and slow swimming fish
        • Nocturnal
        • Hibernates in the colder months
    • Taimen Fish
        • This fish is a cannibal
        • Related to Trout and Salmon
        • Grows up to six feet long
        • Weighs up to 200 lbs
        • Stays in fast moving water
        • Can live up to 50 years
        • Endangered
    • Ginseng
        • Medical plant
        • Increases sense of well being and physical and mental performance
        • The root has the medical properties
        • Root is dried and used to make tablets or capsules
        • Benefits the immune system
    • River Problems
        • The Yellow River is home to 150 species of fish
        • Recently more that 1/3 of the fish have disappeared
        • 40% of the usually catch of fish are missing
        • The river is polluted from factory waste and hydro- plants
        • The water is considered undrinkable
    • Major Problem
        • China’s cities are expanding
        • This causes deforestation
        • The new cities are taking over the wildlife’s homes causing extinction
        • This is why so many of China’s animals are endangered
    • Bibliography
        • &quot;China Wildlife,Chinese Wild life Animals,Wildlife Animal Safari to.&quot; Travel To China,Travel China,Travelling in China,Tourism in China. 22 May 2009 <http://china.tourism-asia.net/china-wildlife.html>.
        • &quot;Summary of China's Wildlife (Plants, Animals, ie, Panda, Tiger, Monkey,.&quot; AsianInfo.org. 22 May 2009 <http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/china/pro-wildlife.htm>.
        • &quot;A Third of Fish Species in China River Extinct, Officials Say.&quot; Daily Nature and Science News and Headlines | National Geographic News. 22 May 2009 <http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/01/070119-fish-china.html>.
        • &quot;A Third of Fish Species in China River Extinct, Officials Say.&quot; Daily Nature and Science News and Headlines | National Geographic News. 22 May 2009 <http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/01/070119-fish-china.html>.