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A·mur

 (ä-mo͝or′) also Hei·long (hā′lông′) or Hei·long·jiang (hā′lông′jyäng′)
A river of northeast Asia flowing about 4,400 km (2,730 mi) mainly along the border between China and Russia. One of the chief waterways of Asia, it drains into Tatar Strait opposite Sakhalin Island.

Amur

(əˈmʊə)
n
(Placename) a river in NE Asia, rising in N Mongolia as the Argun and flowing southeast, then northeast to the Sea of Okhotsk: forms the boundary between Manchuria and Russia. Length: about 4350 km (2700 miles). Modern Chinese name: Heilong Jiang

A•mur

(ɑˈmʊər)

n.
a river in E Asia, forming most of the boundary between N Manchuria and SE Russia, flowing into the Sea of Okhotsk. ab. 2700 mi. (4350 km) long. Chinese, Heilong Jiang.
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Noun1.Amur - an Asian river between China and RussiaAmur - an Asian river between China and Russia; flows into the Sea of Okhotsk
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Russian Federation, Russia - a federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state
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On Friday, the level of Amur river, which serves as a natural border with China where it is known as the Heilongjiang river, has risen to 718 centimeters, according to Russian state weather service Rosgidromet.
It is estimated there are between 300 and 400 Amur tigers left in the wild with hunting and forest destruction posing the greatest threat to their survival.
There are estimated to be just 25 to 35 Amur leopards left in the wild in the Russian Far East, with numbers driven down by poaching of both the cat and its prey and damage to its habitat from activities such as logging and forest fires.
The amur leopard, one of the world's most endangered large cats, has been spotted in a forest in the province's Yanbian prefecture, said Sun Ge, a doctoral candidate at Peking University, who captured the images of the animal using automatic infrared cameras.