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China forests

  1. 1. Life in the ForestLife in the Forest in Chinain China
  2. 2. Mixed coniferous broad-leaved forest of Changbai Mountain, Heilongjiang
  3. 3. Luntai diversiform-leaved poplar forest, Xinjiang
  4. 4. Tropical rainforest of Xishuangbanna, Yunnan
  5. 5. Latchen forest in the Daxing'an Mountains, Heilongjiang and Inner Mongolia
  6. 6. Shunan bamboo forest, Yibin, Sichuan
  7. 7. Tropical rainforest of Jianfeng Mountain, Hainan
  8. 8. Maolan karst forest in Libo, Guizhou
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  10. 10. Jeremy Barwick, Creative Commons Licensed
  11. 11. One of China’s most beautiful nature reserves, Zhangjiajie has wonderful hiking trails in a serene environment of staggering natural beauty. The Forest Park was established by the state council in 1982 as the 1st national forest park of China. The park is known for it’s unique landscape with lush forests dominated by quartzite sandstone pillars. Bubbling brooks and charming lakes wind around the area and connect giant caves. On the way up you will pass by the monkey, the deer, the silver pheasant, the love-bird. At every turn the ancient pines will stare, leaning like the crotchety old men they are in their ancient soil. In spring you will smell the Goddess Flower camellia, the orchid, the Chinese Azelea.
  12. 12. destruction of its few remaining intact natural forests
  13. 13. Freak January snow and freezing temperatures that paralyzed many parts of China in January also damaged or destroyed one-tenth of the country’s forests.
  14. 14. Mount Emei, a sacred mountain for Buddhists in China, stands towering the southwestern part of the Sichuan Basin.
  15. 15. Let’s look at some animalsLet’s look at some animals in Chinain China
  16. 16. The Giant Panda loves to eat bamboo.
  17. 17. The takin is an animal that lives in the dense forests at the eastern foot of the Himalayas. It it sturdy like a goat and an is antelope and looks a little like an ox. The Takin. It’s like a goat but bigger. It eats leaves from trees and grass.
  18. 18. Goats from the U.S.A.
  19. 19. The habitat of the Golden Coin Leopard varies from low mountains and hills to high mountains, forests and bushes. The Golden Coin Leopard. It eats other animals like monkeys and deer and birds.
  20. 20. Mountain Lions live in the U.S.A. Some of them live in North Carolina, and they like to eat deer.
  21. 21. The Sika Deer is one of the best known precious animals of China. In ancient times, it was regarded as an auspicious animal and called "a divine creature". The Sika Deer eat leaves and grass.
  22. 22. Female deer are smaller than male ones. Stags have horns that are generally made up of four forks. The Sika Deer has a graceful and well-shaped body and its fur color changes with seasons. In summer, the hair is brownish yellow or chestnut red with no villi. Lots of well-arranged white dots are scattered on its body. The dots are like plum flowers that are shining in the sunshine. So the deer is also called “plum flower deer” in Chinese.
  23. 23. The Golden Monkeys live in broadleaf forests or coniferous and broadleaved mixed forests 1400-3000 meters above sea level. Their habitat is almost the same as that of the Giant Panda. And like the Giant Panda, the Golden Monkey is unable to bear scorching heat and can survive severe cold. The Golden Monkeys live in trees and eat plants.
  24. 24. The Golden Monkey is a gregarious animal that live in family groups, with the biggest herds of up to 600 individuals. Such a large group is something of a rarity in primates. Golden Monkeys mainly live in trees and they also seek food on the ground. Their main food includes tree leaves, tender branches, flowers, fruits, bark, roots, insects, birds and bird eggs.
  25. 25. Egrets typically frequent marshes, lakes and humid forests. They are wading birds and catch small fishes, shrimps, crabs, tadpoles and crustaceans in shallow waters for food. They build large, untidy nests in trees and bushes or on the ground. The Chinese Egret
  26. 26. Chinese Egrets eat fish and shrimp. They nest in trees near the water.
  27. 27. The Daurian Redstart eats insects, berries and seeds.
  28. 28. The Daurian Redstart feeds on insects, berries and seeds.
  29. 29. Are there flowers in China?Are there flowers in China?
  30. 30. The LotusFlower
  31. 31. The camellia plant is native to Asia and has anywhere from 150 to 200 species. It is an evergreen bush that is small but has large showy flowers. The Camellia Plant
  32. 32. I wonder if there areI wonder if there are insects there too.insects there too.
  33. 33. The Emerald Ash Borer and the Asian Long Horned Beetles and the Dryad and Orange Yellow Tip Butterflies Insects and Butterflies from China. The beetles eat trees while the butterflies eat nectar from flowers.
  34. 34. Now, what is your favoriteNow, what is your favorite animal fromanimal from China?China?