Chinese yew in Zhangjiajie is a kind of precious plant with nearly 2,500,000 years history,which grew from the roots as old as dinosaurs. Moreover,Chinese yew possesses world-recognized anti-cancer function.
Zhangjiajie Red-billed Leiothrix(Love Bird) has soft, well-rounded figure, colorful feather, and bright red mouth. They love living in somewhere with beautiful natural landscape, thus Wulingyuan becomes their paradise certainly.The most highlighted characteristic of Red-billed Leiothrixes are their loyalty.
Zhangjiajie wild boar, also is known as mountain pig, which belongs to animals. They distributed in the remote mountains of zhangjiajie. In recent years, due to hunting and the improvement of living environment, the population of wild boar gradually has been increased, and the wild boar has been listed as an endangered species in many countries.
Zhangjiajie Rock chicken, is also known as quacking chicken. Zhangjiajie forest park also has this chicken, chicken and rock chrysolophus are not the same. Its feather is general gray, its action is slow, appearing a little bulky.
Entering into the world natural heritage wulingyuan scenic spot, you can find a magical plant in YangJiaJie air corridor, which “recruiting bees” and “making friends with butterfly”. Thus attracting numerous tourists to watch. According to the nature reserve administration introduction, this magical plant is incisia grass, which belongs to Chinese special rare plants.
Zhangjiajie wildlife, yellow sparrow hawk, the figure is small and cunning. With sharp mouth and claw, quick action, skillful ability, it not only struggle for most animals, but also can fight with tiger. No matter in which peak, as long as the yellow sparrow hawks stay, many wild animals are scared.
Red belly tragopan usually likes to live in the lofty mountains and steep hills, only thirsty to drink water stream. In addition to drinking enough water, in the water sac will be in charge of 1 catty water. It puts on a bag of water, about 4 or 5 days. When used up, they come down to stream water, therefore, all the villagers call it “back water cock”
White crown long tail pheasants are our country′s special rare animals, which produced in the northern and central part of our country. They like to live in trees, lush forest shrub sparse environment.
ZJJ Clouded leopard gets its name with body cloud of grey or black spot. It is the smallest one of large cat form. They are only one metre long and 10 to 25 kg weight. Its body length is 70 ~ 106 centimeters, tail length is 70 ~ 90 centimeters, the shoulder height is 60 ~ 80 cm. The weight of male is about 23 kg, female is about 16 kilograms.
Rhododendron tianmenshanense is a new species which was found to grow in Tianmenshan National Forest Park, Zhangjiajie city, named by the Hunan Forest Botanical Garden, Central South University of Forestry and Technology and Tianmenshan National Forest Park. It was officially unveiled in the opening ceremony of Zhangjiajie International Forest Conservation Festival 2007 and its appearance was a contribution to the development of ecological tourism in Zhangjiajie.