Animal resources in Nanchong
There are many animals in the subtropical farmland of Nanchong, and the number of other types of animals is less. Hundreds of wild animal resources are still preserved in the city. Among the rare animals, there are two kinds of national first class protected species, including black stork and white sturgeon (elephant fish), the second category of protected species are leopard, forest musk deer, mandarin duck and giant salamander, and the three categories of protected species are big civet, kitten cat, Golden Eagle, little bustard and tiger frog. Livestock, poultry, freshwater fish and silkworm are the main animals. In addition, there are bees, beavers and so on. Livestock mainly include pigs, cattle, sheep, rabbits, horses, mules, donkeys, etc. Poultry mainly have chicken, duck, goose, quail and so on. The main freshwater fish species are carp, crucian carp, grass carp, silver carp, bighead carp, Clarias Clarias and tilapia. It is very common to raise silkworm in the city. There are many varieties of silkworm and they are constantly evolving.