Yunnan is always named as ‘the Kingdom of Wildlife”. Why? Yunnan has 1,737 species of vertebrates, accounting for 58.9% of the national vertebrates species in China. There are 25,000 species of insects listed in China and among them, there are more than 10,000 species in Yunnan. Among the vertebrates, there are 300 kinds of animals, accounting for 51.1% of the total animal species. There are 793 species of birds, accounting for 63.7% of the national birds species. There are 143 reptiles, accounting for 37.6 % of of the national reptiles species……For Yunnan’s special terrain and climate, many wild animals are only found in Yunnan. 45 species, including buffalo, wild elephant, indochinese tiger, Yunnan golden monkey (snub-nosed monkey), bee monkey, gibbon, white-tailed rainbow pheasant and hornbill, are listed as the first class national protected animals. 154 species ,such as macaques, bears, grey langurs, red pandas, pythons, pangolins, musk deer and green peacocks are listed as the second class national protected animals. In addition, there are many small rare species in Yunnan. If you plan to visit China for wildlife tour, Yunnan will be a good choice. Among these tours, a birding tour to Gaoli Gongshan and a snub-nosed monkey tour to Tacheng are welcomed by foreign tourists each year.