China’s Wildlife | Kyle Obermann

Apr 01 , 2021 | Social Good

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China has more plant and animal species than any other country in the world, besides Brazil and Columbia. And while China’s rapid development came at the cost of many natural habitats, China is planning a comeback for its wildlife. Special Contributor Kyle Obermann explores China’s wildlife protection efforts— and the country’s vast diversity of animal life.


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