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Pollution, increasing river traffic and dam con- 40 n Flora & Fauna struction have all contributed to the demise of the baiji and it seems it will soon be gone forever. Red Panda (Lesser Panda) – A very distant relation of its giant namesake, the red panda is a cuddly raccoon-like creature that lives in the trees of southern China, the Himalayas, India and Nepal. Siberian Tiger & South China Tiger – These are some of th e world’ s m ost A cuddly red panda intriguing big cats, but are dangerously near extinction.
Many of the old beliefs and teachings are managing to find their place in the modern China and for the first time, even farmers dare to dream beyond their station. China truly has been a sleeping dragon for the past few centuries and now it is stirring as the rest of the world watches. If it can deliver the economic goods to a large proportion of the population, then the CCP looks set to survive and the world balance of power will look very different in 2020. 7 million square miles China is the world’s fourthlargest country (and is bordered by 15 countries, including Afghanistan to the west, Mongolia to the north, North Korea to the east and Laos to the south).
Thus many couples wait to see the child’s sex and then only proceed with the pregnancy if it’s a boy. The result of this isn’t yet fully recognized, but even the government admits that there are 119 boys born for every 100 girls and already China has some 60 million more men of reproductive age than women. Little Emperors In the countryside the policy means that there are fewer people to work the fields, a problem exacerbated by rural to urban migration. In the cities some families are now enjoying prosperity unimaginable in their parents’ time but have to focus all the love that used to be spread among many children onto their single (or, if they’re lucky, two) offspring.
Adventure Guide China (Adventure Guides Series) by Simon Foster