Publication Date:July 9, 2012
Vietnam is recognized as one of the 16 countries in the world which have high biological diversity, including the wild flora and fauna typical for tropical forests.
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Vietnam has the flora ranking the 20th in the world and the opossum ranking 28th in terms of diversity. In particular, birds, reptiles and amphibians have always been listed among the 30 most diversified fauna.
Scientists have recognized 882 animal species as rare and precious which are in the danger of getting exhausted, whose names can be found in Vietnam’s Red Book 2007. Of these, 129 species are listed in IUCN Red Book of the World 2009. Most recently, FFI has recently has discovered a species of mouse (Laonastes aenigmamus) in the National Park Phong Nha - Ke Bang which was thought to be exhausted.
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