Source: Xinhua | 2021-06-28 | Editor:Christine
A research team comprising Chinese, Australian and Lao scholars has discovered a new species of flying squirrel in Gaoligong Mountain in southwest China's Yunnan Province.
The paper on the discovery was published in the international journal Zoological Research.
The new species, Priapomys, is only found in northern Myanmar and Yunnan's Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture and Baoshan City, said Li Quan, co-author of the paper and a member of the Kunming Institute of Zoology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Based on criteria developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the team recommended that the new species be assessed as Near Threat (NT), Li said.
The discovery is of great significance to the study of tooth evolution, sexual selection, and homogeneous species formation of the flying squirrel, as well as marine transgressions, climate change and animal and plant protection of the Indochina Peninsula during the Late Cenozoic period, Li added.
elephant herd that had originally lived in south Yunnan’s Xishuangbanna kicked off an unplanned tour in December 2020. In the ensuing months
leisure, vacation and sightseeing. Rural tourism has increased income of local villagers. Come to Mangjian village for rice festival
Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Design Award was officially launched in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality on June 8
mountain road with 72 turns in Yimen County
Yunnan’s Qujing City, sericulture and silk craftsmanship of Panjiang Town started in 1960s. After half a century of unrelenting efforts
In order to fully demonstrate the perspective of Yunnan in the eyes of foreigners, the Kunming Information Hub holds a short video competition called “MY YUNNA...
A herd of wild Asian elephants have made a temporary stop along their migration in the outskirts of the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming, authorities said...
According to the notice from the Management Commission of Kunming Area of China (Yunnan) Pilot Free Trade Zone, since May 25, enterprises can go to the Service ...
A Chinese-built COVID-19 testing laboratory in the coastal city of Sihanoukville, Cambodia is expected to help resolve local testing problems and bolster the ci...
Getting a comprehensive license in the Comprehensive Service Center of Kunming Area of China (Yunnan) Pilot Free Trade Zone on April 30th, Yixintang became the ...
China imposes massive travel restrictions to combat Delta outbreak