Mirror-like Tarim River in NW China

Desert poplars by the Tarim River have turned gold in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Bayingolin is home to over 70 wild animal species and over 2,200 wild plant species.

(All photos via VCG)

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