If you’re looking for a complex nation, China is your place. Now, to make if even more complex, China is building a huge national park. The park will be built in a U.S. style format and designed to house endangered species such as the Siberian Tiger and the Amur Leopard.
The park will be located between North Korea and Russia in the Jilin and Heilongjang province of China. It is rumored that the park will be 60% larger than Yellowstone Park.
That’s 3,471 square miles of park, while the state of Connecticut is 5,543 square miles. Chew on that for a minute and understand the sheer size of this park.
And this is promising for the Siberian Tiger
This cat is so near to extinction that in 1998, there was only 6-8 tigers in the area. Since conservation efforts started, there are now around 27 of this species. Now in Russia, there are around 400, still a hefty number.
The Amur leopards, on the other hand, are worse off than this. In 2007, there were only 40 of these animals in the entire world. This number has doubled since 2015 by the efforts of the World Wildlife Fund.
As far as China’s Great Panda is concerned, an even larger park will be needed. This one will be around 10,000 square miles and will require the relocation of 170,000 people.
As far as these majestic animals are concerned, they deserve as much space as they can get.
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