LIVE: Who will be the next deer king?

In June, the mating calls of stags are echoing in the Yellow Sea wetlands. Milu deer, also named Père David’s deer, once inhabited the marshland area along the Yangtze and Yellow Rivers in China. This legendary animal once went extinct in its homeland and was successfully re-introduced in the 1980s. The population of milu deer in China is now over 7,000. Now, China is the only place where wild milu deer live and breed. The Dafeng Milu Deer National Nature Reserve in Yancheng City, east China’s Jiangsu Province, is home to the largest group of wild milu deer in the world, numbering around 1,000. In the livestream tomorrow, we are going to see the milu deer living in the wild for the first time and how the stags fight for the role of deer king.

(Cover image: Credit to Yang Guomei, designed by CGTN's Jia Jieqiong.)

(Video: Credit to Yancheng TV Station.)

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