Chinese alligator

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Noun1.Chinese alligator - small alligator of the Yangtze valley of China having unwebbed digitsChinese alligator - small alligator of the Yangtze valley of China having unwebbed digits
gator, alligator - either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts
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Therefore, the appropriate sex ratio for Chinese alligator should maintain in order to recover wild populations.
Amongst these are the orang-utan, the Chinese alligator and the hermit beetle.
The Chinese alligator of Eastern Asia and the American alligator of the southeastern United States are the only two species to have survived evolution
The Chinese alligator; ecology, behavior, conservation, and culture.
The Anhui Research Center of Chinese Alligator Reproduction provides most of the funding.
Initially, Wang thought the Chinese alligator song might be a way for individual males to attract females-generally the case when it comes to animal tunes, and thus his team recorded the songs of males and females of the specie.
(Interestingly, the endangered, real-life Chinese alligator is said to have inspired China's symbol of power and royalty, the dragon.)
The report said the Huifu Fine-food Restaurant in Huangshan City has since Monday been serving meat of the Chinese alligator, which is perilously close to extinction in the wild, with the approval of the State Forestry Administration -- triggering a heated debate.
According to the Maruyama Zoo in the Hokkaido capital, five of the 20 eggs laid by a female Chinese Alligator in mid-May have been hatched in an artificial incubator.
Two species of alligators exist: the Chinese alligator and the American alligator.
The baby alligators represent a milestone for the 10-year effort to reintroduce the Chinese alligator on Chongming Island, located at the mouth of China's Yangtze River.
The disappearance of the Chinese alligator in the wild might just be inevitable, says Thorbjarnarson.

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