A variety of 'national treasure' animals spotted in SW China

The Bayuelin Nature Reserve, located in southwest China's Sichuan Province, is a vault of wildlife. It is home to a variety of rare animals. The short video footage taken by infrared cameras installed in the area presents a variety of animals that are all under national protection. There are even images of a giant panda living in the wild.


The infrared camera recorded a wild giant panda on May 7, 2020. This was the first time a wild panda was spotted in the reserve, which was established in 2015. 

A forest ranger, Wan Jinghong, introduced that he found fresh panda excrement at an altitude of 1,800 meters on April 8. It was the first time they spotted a hint of wild pandas since 2010. After that, they checked many infrared cameras set in the area to look for the precious images of a wild panda. 

So far, the Bayuelin Nature Reserve has recorded 24 species of rare animals in China. 

(Cover photo is a still shot of the video)

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