CGTN Nature: Jianfengling Series | Episode 2: Strangler Figs
In order to survive in the dense tropical rainforest, the strangler fig offers its host trees a special and deadly embrace.
The strangling process is slow and continuous. It helps renew the vegetation and keep the ecosystem balanced.
About CGTN Nature
In the Jianfengling Series, CGTN unfolds the amazing biodiversity in the Jianfengling tropical rainforest. Located in China's southern island province of Hainan, the Jianfengling Mountains are home to about 80 percent flora and fauna species on the island. Fascinating natural phenomena make it a gene bank in the northern rim of the tropics.