Nuozhadu reserve selected as field scientific station
The photo of northern pig-tailed macaques looking at the camera taken by Nuozhadu Nature Reserve Administration Bureau
The Nuozhadu nature reserve was selected as one of top 10 field scientific observation and research stations in Yunnan province, said a notice by the Yunnan Provincial Department of Science and Technology days ago.
The photo of an Indian bison walking by the camera taken by Nuozhadu Nature Reserve Administration Bureau
Located in southwest Yunnan’s Pu’er city, Nuozhadu is a typical place for doing research on endangered animals. In cooperation with the Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, the observation station will be better established.
The photo of a malabar pied hornbill walking by the camera taken by Nuozhadu Nature Reserve Administration Bureau
The reserve has found the national first-class protected animals such as Indian bison, northern pig-tailed macaques, malabar pied hornbill and others.
The station will carry out the monitoring on rare species’ population, behavior, breeding, habitat selection and more.
The photo of Derbyan Parrots taken on Aug. 27 by Ding Ning (Xinhua)
Later, it will be served as a research base for education, providing services for animal diversity research and endangered wildlife protection in the southwestern Yunnan area and the Lancang River basin (Upper reach of the Mekong).
Reporting by Yang Cailing (Pu’er Daily); Trans-editing by Mo Yingyi