Chinese merganser diary: the first jump

The CGTN Nature film crew captured a rare footage of wild Chinese merganser ducklings jumping off from an artificial nest by the Toudaobai River in the Changbai Mountain.

Jumping out of the nest is a critical challenge for ducklings. Only the brave ones that successfully do so and catch up with their mother will be able to embrace the next phase of life.

(Cover image is a screenshot.)

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