Guniujiang Nature Reserve of Anhui Province
Located in the boundaries of Qimen and Shitai counties in Anhui Province, and west of Huangshan Mountains, Guniujiang Nature Reserve covers an area of 14,821 hectares. Its main protection target is evergreen broadleaved forest in the mid subtropical zone. The Reserve has preserved relatively intact evergreen broadleaved forest, which is the representative of its kind in Wannan mountainous area. There is a great variety of wildlife in the Reserve, including over 500 species of xylophyta such as Chinese tulips under the state protection, and over 200 species of higher animals. More than 10 species of animals such as sika and white-necked pheasant are put under the state protection. The Reserve is an important species database and research center.
Dafeng Milu Nature Reserve of Jiangsu Province
Dafeng Milu Natural Reserve is located in a coastal region with little human settlement. Covering an area of 3,000 hectares, the Reserve is mainly to protect Milu -- Père David's deer (Elaphurus davidianus) and its habitat. In August 1986, organized by the Ministry of Forestry and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a group of 39 Père David's deer was selected from 7 zoological gardens in the United Kingdom, with the deer mainly from the Whipsnad Wild Animal Park. The Reserve had 268 Père David's deer after a decade's effort. In addition to Père David's deer, 19 more species such as Greater Swan and Helu are listed as the first-grade state protected animals. The Reserve also bears 95 species listed in Sino-Japan Agreement on Migratory Bird Protection and therefore it is an important place for birds of passage to live through the winter.
Huaping Nature Reserve of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Located at the juncture of Longsheng and Lingui counties of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Huaping Nature Reserve covers an area of 17,400 hectares. The main protection targets are China firs and mid subtropical evergreen broad-leaved forest. The Reserve is in monsoon climate of subtropical zone. The vegetation here is featured by evergreen broadleaved forest. There are 1,114 species of higher plants and 12 of them are under the state protection. There are more than 1,000 China firs. The Reserve boasts 118 species of higher animals and some of them are national protected animals such as rhesus monkeys and musk deer.
Kekexili Nature Reserve of Qinghai Province
Located in the boundaries of Zhiduo County and Qumalai County of Qinghai Province, Kekexili Nature Reserve covers an area of 4.5 million hectares. It mainly protects indigenous wildlife of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and their habitat. Primitive ecosystem is preserved intact in the Reserve. There are 202 species of higher plants, and 84 of them are special local plants of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Kekexili Nature Reserve is the habitat for rare animals. There are 16 species of mammals and about 30 species of birds. 18 species of them are indigenous animals to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Snow leopards, golden eagles, gorals and yaks are put under the state protection.