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Xinjiang, located in Southwest China, comprises the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau which covers the entire Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province. It is about 2.6 million sq km in area and most of it lies at an altitude of more than 4,000 m above sea level. Hailed as the "roof of the world", the "third pole" and the "water tower of Asia", the Plateau is a natural habitat for rare animals and a gene pool of plateau life. It is a key eco-safety barrier in China and Asia, and a focus of China's drive to promote ecological progress.
Yellowstone National Park (is a fascinating geographic and geothermal wonder. Attracting scientists for decades, this park features the “largest intact temperate-zone” ecosystem in the world. This diverse land features abundant wildlife, hydrothermal pools, lakes, rivers and even a petrified forest)
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As zoos and aquariums become more conservation-oriented, their research increasingly focuses on animals in their natural habitats. ... “Zoos are in the process of reinventing themselves,” he says. “People don't think of plant ecology as being a zoo research programme — but it is
Tag, you're it.........................that was the end of Round 10...................next topic please.......
OK. The last topic was perhaps the most challenging so far. So lets have an easy one!
DATES- anything with a date connotation
A.D. (Anno Domini)
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B.C. (Before Christ)
Chelsea Flower Show - May 17th
Declaration of Independence Adopted (July 4, 1776)
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Epiphany - January 6th. a Christian festival, observed on Jan. 6, commemorating the manifestation of Christ to the gentiles in the persons of the Magi; Twelfth Day.