By TTNews Reporter Liao You-Sheng
Chiayi County, Taiwan –
Yuantan region is situated on Rueili Mountain distric in Alishan Mountain areas. The clean and pollution-free environment has enriched the place with a wide variety of flora and fauna, such as birds, frogs, butterflies, insects and so on; the quantity and diversity of species are sufficient enough as well. Thus, nearby butterfly species have exceeded over 100 kinds.
Due to the absence of the massive crops and environment development, the entire land is free from pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides pollution and completely conserved its original ecological environment. A rich combination of diverse flora and fauna and nearby recreational facilities and scenic spots forms into a fun eco-tour with both leisure and educational functions. Via a professional tour guide’s detailed description of, we can have a better and profound understanding in our natural environment.
In addition, Aegus Laevicollis Formosae is endemic to Taiwan, which can be found in middle altitude mountains. The most amazing part about Aegus Laevicollis Formosae is that it can lift twenty times of its own body weight, which is also known as “ the Hercules of the insects”. In the summer, you can also watch tiny fireflies dancing leisurely in the air. Flashing star dots accompanied with the sounds of insects and birds creates the most perfect and harmonious concerto at the night.
When you come to Rueili Yuantan and praise to the ingenuity of the Creator, please remember that protecting our natural and ecological environment is also a part of our duties.
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Aegus Laevicollis Formosae: 肥角鍬形蟲