Saving The Black Rhino Project:
The time will come when conservation efforts will be galvanized by children all over the world. The "Saving the Black Rhino" movement will become a reference standard toward this effort to conserve, protect and respect all living things on this blue rock-Earth.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
3 of the endangered animals
Occurs in sub-alpine areas on shallow mountain soils poor in humus
content. Its elevational range is between 1,000 m and 1,900 m asl. The
climate is cool temperate, with a summer monsoon bringing the annual
precipitation above 1,600 mm. Abies koreana grows in pure stands or mixed with Betula ermanii, Taxus cuspidata, Prunus maximowiczii, P. sargentii, Cornus kousa with an understory of Sasa quelpartensis on Cheju Island. On the mainland it is also mixed with Picea jezoensis, Pinus koraiensis, P. densiflora, Taxus cuspidata, Quercus mongolica var. mandshurica, Cornus controversa, Acer spp. Fraxinus sieboldiana, Magnolia sieboldii, Sorbus commixta, and several genera of low shrubs, e.g. Juniperus, Deutzia, Ribes and Rhododendron. The forest is usually open and essentially dominated by conifers, with A. koreana a minor component.
This is an arboreal species found in the canopy of both cloud forest and
rainforest. These lizards are restricted to forest with tall, mature
trees. Any loss of such trees will be significantly detrimental to the
population. It is not believed to be able to persist in disturbed