Endemic Animals of Hainan








Hainan black crested gibbon
Hainan black crested gibbon
The Hainan black-crested gibbon or Hainan gibbon, is a species of gibbon found only on Hainan Island, China. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the eastern black crested gibbon from Hòa Bình and Cao Bằng provinces of Vietnam and Jingxi County in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. Molecular data, together with morphology and call differences, suggest it is a separate species. Its habitat consists of broad-leaved forests and sem ...
i-deciduous monsoon forests. It feeds on ripe, sugar-rich fruit, such as figs and, at times, leaves, and insects.
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Hainan black crested gibbon
Parapelophryne
Parapelophryne
Parapelophryne is a monotypic genus of toads in the family Bufonidae. The only species is Parapelophryne scalpta. It is endemic to Hainan, China.
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Parapelophryne
Odorrana nasuta
Odorrana nasuta
Odorrana nasuta is a species of frogs in the family Ranidae that is endemic to Hainan, China. It occurs near streams in forested regions at elevations of 350–850 m asl. Breeding takes place in streams. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by smallholder farming activities and clear-cutting of forests.
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Odorrana nasuta
Zhou's leopard gecko
Zhou's leopard gecko
Zhou's leopard gecko is a species of geckos endemic to Hainan Island, China.
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Zhou's leopard gecko
Hainan hare
Hainan hare
The Hainan hare is a hare endemic to Hainan Island, China. The species was first described by Robert Swinhoe in 1870.
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Hainan hare
Hainan gymnure
Hainan gymnure
The Hainan gymnure or Hainan moonrat is a species of mammal in the family Erinaceidae. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It was thought to be endemic to the island of Hainan, China where it is threatened due to habitat loss, but in 2018 was found to also occur in, and be rather common, within Northern Vietnam.
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Hainan gymnure