Meet the rare community of wild Chinese yew in NW China

A large group of wild Chinese yew was recently found in Zhenba County in northwest China's Shaanxi Province. 

The community consists of over 200 trees and most of them live on cliffs. The oldest one is over 200 years old. 

The Chinese yew is under the first-class state protection in China. The plant, renowned as "living fossil", has lived on Earth for over 2.5 million years. 

(Cover image via screenshot. Video provided by CGTN's Meng Qingsheng. Shaanxi Broadcasting and Television Station contributed to this story.)

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