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Established in 1980, Zoological Research (ZR) is a bimonthly publication produced by Kunming Institute of Zoology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the China Zoological Society. It publishes peer-reviewed original research article/review/report/note/letter to the editor/editorial in English on Primates and Animal Models, Conservation and Utilization of Animal Resources, and Animal Diversity and Evolution.

ZR was recognized as one of the best core zoology periodicals in China by the Guide to the Core Journals of China; was awarded the third prize of Excellent Chinese Journals in 2000; was selected in Chinese Journal Square in 2001 by General Administration of Press and Publication of China (GAPP); and was awarded Excellent Scientific Journal of Yunnan in 2006, 2009, 2012 and was selected as one of the 300 Outstanding S&T Journals of China in 2008, 2014 and 2017. ZR was awarded "The Excellent International Impact Academic Journals of China" (Science/Technology/Medicine) in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and "The Highest International Impact Academic Journals of China" (Science/Technology/Medicine) in 2013, 2020,2021 and 2022. ZR was awarded "100 Outstanding Academic Journals of China" in 2018.  

ZR has continually been reported by many influential national and international indexes including, but not limited to: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-E) (IF4.9, Q1), PubMed/MEDLINE/PubMed Central, Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory, Biological Abstracts, Zoological Records, Chemical Abstracts, Abstract of Entomology, Chinese Biology Abstracts, Chinese Science Citation Database, Bioline International, JSTChina (Japan Science and Technology Agency, Chinese Bibliographic Database), Scopus (CiteScore 7.2), ProQuest, Open Academic Journals Index (OAJI). The journal has been exchanged globally with other corresponding publications from more than 60 institutions in 14 countries and districts other than China, such as, US, UK, Canada, Japan and Australia. 

Under the leadership of our editor-in-chief, Dr/Prof Yong-Gang Yao, ZR currently has the excellent editorial board which has the members from many famous national, international institutions and universities. 

We will try to do our better job to facilitate your publication and we do appreciate your support! 

Contact Us:
Address: Editorial Office of Zoological Research, Kunming Institute of Zoology, the CAS
17 Longxin Road, Kunming, Yunnan 650201 P. R. China
Tel: +86 871 65199026
E-mail: zoores@mail.kiz.ac.cn
Websites: http://www.zoores.ac.cn/

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