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The Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology
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2021-08-03

The Kunming Natural History Museum of Zoology currently has a collection of about 900,000 specimens from all kinds of animals, of which vertebrates account for about 1/3. At present it is the largest, richest and most comprehensive animal museum in Southwest China, covering mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, insects and other animal groups. As a national-strategic biological resources preservation museum, it provides specimen accessibility and consultation services to nearly 1000 scholars in China and abroad every year as well as supports and serves scientific research and public outreach. At the same time, it provides first-hand data and basic support for the establishment of national parks and nature reserves at all levels, background investigations of animal diversity, and monitoring and protection of rare species. It has made outstanding contributions to biodiversity cataloging, animal resources investigation, biodiversity information database construction, collection and preservation, etc.

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