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Calling for Conservation Efforts
Taiwan is also known as Formosa , a beautiful island, because of its rich biodiversity and unique geography. Endemic species account for a high percentage here. The ¡§ Calling for Conservation Efforts¡¨ exhibit in the Agriculture Pavilion will present a census of all the flora and fauna of Taiwan . This survey conducted by the Endemic Species Research Institute, Council of Agriculture will familiarize you with the precious ecosystem of Taiwan so that you can be a member of the census panel.
First of all, ¡§ V-collared Stars-Formosan Black Bears¡¨ reveals the bears¡¦ secret life cycle. Maybe you have seen some of them in the zoo but do you know how they breed? How do Formosan black bears affect humans since they are at the top of the food chain?
Vet clinics are everywhere due to the growing popularity of keeping pets. But how can we help if wild animals are hurt or sick? ¡§ Wildlife Ambassador & Instructor¡¨ will take us to First Aid for Wild Animals and show us how to treat the injured. The Formosan pangolin will educate us how to protect wildlife.
In addition to the damage caused by foreign animals, such as Ampullarium canaliculatus and red fire ants, Taiwan is also subject to the threat of foreign plants. ¡§ Watch out for Foreign Species around You¡¨ will tell you about foreign plants that cause allergies and asthma are all around you. The harm inflicted by foreign plants on Taiwan ¡¦s agriculture cannot be ignored, either.
Ecotourism is a popular activity. Citizens like to visit places with rich biodiversity. Ecotourism: Follow the Croaks of Frogs illustrates what frogs represent and the difficulties protected frogs face?
The conservation of endemic species in Taiwan means the protection of our own future. Everyone¡¦s participation is needed to spread knowledge and take action so as to ensure the sustainability of eco-system. You are a special agent chosen for this critical mission!