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Under-regulated pet trade leaves thousands of species vulnerable
Keeping reptiles is fashionable, but what are the consequences for wild reptiles? More reptiles are kept as pets than you might expect. In 2008, the British Federation for Herpetologists reported that reptiles outnumbered dogs as the top pet in the UK, with an estimated eight million in captivity. Yet, unlike dogs, m...
The eco-school near China's southwest border
Xishuangbanna in southwest China's Yunnan Province is known for its diverse plant species and unique rainforest ecosystem. If you come to Xiaojie Central Primary School in Jinghong City, Xishuangbanna, you may be amazed by abundant plants thriving in the school. Apart from plumeria trees, golden shower trees and some...
Insect herbivores drive evolution of defensive syndromes in fig plants
Herbivores represent one of the main forces that exert selective pressure on plants. Plant defensive syndromes mean that association with specific ecological interactions can result in convergence on suites of covarying defensive traits. Although the concept of ‘defense syndromes’ has been proposed as an evolutiona...
Children's Art Exhibition held at Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
"Children's Art Exhibition: Contemporary Art in Resonance" was officially launched in the reception hall of Environmental Education Center of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) from July 15 to August 31. The exhibition was curated by Kriss Wong, a Malaysian artist. The artworks on display include collage ...
Garden and Flower Show adds attraction to XTBG
The 9th “Famous Garden and Flower Show” of the Botanical Gardens of the Chinese Academy of Sciences was opened in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) on July 27. Royal water lilies, rare varieties of lotus, such as the king lotus, the water lily and other aquatic plants are a part of this magnificent showcas...
Black giant squirrel appears in Xihsuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
A black giant squirrel (Ratufa bicolor) unexpectedly appeared at Flower Garden of Xihsuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) on July 4. When the guards had patrols in the scenic spot, they happened to meet the black giant squirrel and shot a short video. The black giant squirrel (or Malayan giant squirrel) is a l...
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