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Japan and China have a joint project on the artificial breeding of crested ibis
Japan and China have built a large aviary to help artificially derived crested ibis adapt to the wild. This aviary is a collaborative project that is created in a nature reserve in the Chinese province of Henan.
On Thursday, on the occasion of the completion of the ceremony, which was attended by officials of the State Forestry Administration of China and the representatives of the Ministry of the Environment of Japan.
Aviary has a height of about 30 meters. There are trees and a pond, so that the birds will be able to get used to flying and foraging in the wild. Japan has provided for the construction of about 25,000 dollars.
In the reserve live crested ibis, 34 of whom were born from birds living in the Sado Japanese reserve before the 2007 Japan returned them to China.
Crested ibis are endangered species. A few decades ago, they had disappeared from the wild in Japan.