Dagu Iceberg Scenic Spot Becomes the Paradise of Wild Animals
Source: Cultural Tourism Channel of Sichuan News November 22, 2016 09:29:50
Report (Huan Shihai) by Sichuan News on November 22 in Chengdu: Recently, in a series of pictures shot by the IR camera at the wild protected animal monitoring site in Dagu Iceberg Scenic Spot, many flocks of blue sheep, the national second class protected animal, and many herds of takins, the national first class protected animal, were resting in the forest.
Takins, the national first class protected animal in China, mainly inhabit in the high and cold areas above 2500 meters; they like living in groups, and each group includes about 20-30 takins, and 50 takins at most. Their figure is robust, and their temperament is aggressive. They are few in number with only several thousands of takins left in China. From the picture and video, it can be seen that the group with the largest number has about 20 takins. According to statistics, there are at least over 10 groups of takins and about 300 takins on Dagu Iceberg.
On Dagu Iceberg, there are also over 10 groups and over 1000 of Sichuan snub-nosed golden monkeys which are national first class protected animal in China. The number of macaca thibetanas which are national second class protected animal exceeds 3000. You can run into them and interact with them in the wild at any time. When the weather is good, you can also see monkeys taking sunbath together. Playing with macaca thibetanas also become a great characteristic of Dagu Iceberg.
That there are so many kinds of rare animals on Dagu Iceberg and the visual rate in the wild is extremely high can’t be separable from that the Management Bureau of Dagu Iceberg Scenic Spot attaches importance to the wild animal protection for many years. In recent years, there were 5 wild animal protecting stations, over 10 wild animal observing sites, one information monitoring command center and about 300 monitoring sites built in the Dagu Iceberg Scenic Spot, which is helpful of ceaselessly conducting real-time monitoring throughout the year. At the same time, through artificial checking, random inspection at fixed time and location, and 24h on-duty patrol at checkpoint, the wild animal protection works in Dagu Iceberg Scenic Spot are constantly enhanced and improved.
Nowadays, many years of protection works have achieved success; Dagu Iceberg becomes the paradise of rare wild protected animals. Tourists can come here to have a close contact with animals.