What Animals Live in China?

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Some of the animals that live in China are giant pandas, leopards, Tibetan foxes, lar gibbons, Asian elephants, giant salamanders, scorpions, Himalayan jumping spiders, tigers, brown bears, otters, alligators and the Indian rock python. The climate in China varies greatly due to the country’s immense size, resulting in a plethora of different species.

The large human population in China puts a great deal of stress on the animals’ habitats, causing many species to be threatened or endangered. Some of the endangered animals are Bengal tigers, Siberian tigers, clouded leopards, giant pandas, Himalayan brown bears, Asian elephants, blue whales, Tibetan antelopes and green sea turtles. Laws were enacted by the Chinese government to help protect these vulnerable species.