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Formosan Landlocked Salmon Presented as 125 Masterpieces at Exhibition

<p><font face="Arial">By Bunny Chen<br /> Campus Reporter</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Formosan Landlocked Salmon, the endangered species of the nation, became the feature for artists again as 95 arts workers in different fields came up with their masterpieces in different formats during the exhibition at the Taiwan Democracy Memorial Hall, which began today until May 30.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">The exhibition was co-organized by the Shei-pa National Park Headquarters and National Taiwan Normal University&rsquo;s Cultural and Creative Industry Center.&nbsp; A total of 125 masterpieces in different formats, such as photography and paintings, will be displayed at the Taiwan Democracy Memorial Hall&rsquo;s First Exhibition Room from now on.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Shei-pa National Park Headquarters Director Lin Ching (林青) said that he will be expecting the exhibition to reflect the truly beauty of the national park, especially the Formosan Landlocked Salmon.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">&quot;From the bottom of the valley to the top of the mountain, there is a 3000-meter difference in height and you can see them all in the park,&rdquo; Lin said.&nbsp; &quot;Through an activity like this, we would be able to invite more people to experience and enjoy the beautiful natural sources we have here.&rdquo;</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">Former president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) also participated in this morning&rsquo;s grand opening ceremony for the exhibition.&nbsp; He said that he would support activities like this to urge the public and remind them the importance of environmental protection.</font></p> <p><font face="Arial">&quot;I am interested in issues like this because I studied agriculture,&rdquo; Lee said.&nbsp; &ldquo;We can learn more about our natural sources through the arts and will also know better to cherish what we have.&rdquo;</font></p> <p><font face="Arial"><br /> </font>&nbsp;</p>