Tibet and Yunnan 2016

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Tibet and Yunnan 2016

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Another successful field season in the Himalaya and Yunnan. Here are some selected photos from the trip, hope you enjoy :)

Tylototriton verrucosus
Image_DSC1198 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Japalura iadina
ImageJapalura iadina by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Elaphe carinata
Image_DSC2825 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Pseudocalotes kakhienensis
Image_DSC0491 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Japalura vela
ImageJapalura vela by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Japalura laeviventris
ImageJapalur laeviventris by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Calotes mystaceus
Image_DSC0836 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Typhlops diardii
Image_DSC0796 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

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Great shots from an under-represented part of the world! Those giant newts are impressive.

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mtratcliffe wrote:Great shots from an under-represented part of the world! Those giant newts are impressive.
Thank you so much! :D

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Re: Tibet and Yunnan 2016

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Some views of the habitats~~

Gaoligong Mountains National Nature Reserve
Image_DSC1240 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Tropical areas in SW Yunnan Province close to Myanmar
Image_DSC0941 1.25.32 AM by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

breeding pond of Tylototriton verrucosus, which was also filled with tadpoles of varies treefrogs
Image_DSC1175 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr
Image_DSC0982 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr


Lower reach of Salween River in SW Yunnan
Image_DSC0361 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr
Image_DSC0382 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

The raising of Tibetan Plateau created the Hengduan Mountain Area in SW China, which is characterized by repeated, north-south trending mountains with deep valleys in between. As results, you will find views like this: snow on the mountain top, tropical forest in the valley
Image_DSC0677 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Plateau grassland in Tibet
Image_DSC1852 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Hot-dry valley of the Mekong River in the Hengduan Mountain Region in eastern Tibet, home of Japalura vela
Image_DSC2164 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

Again, high mountains with deep valley, a characteristic topology of the Hengduan Mountain Region.
Image_DSC2136 by Kai Wang, 於 Flickr

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Re: Tibet and Yunnan 2016

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Very nice insight into herps of Yunnan.

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Cheers for this. The scenery is stunning.

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