CGTN Nature: Altai Mountains Series | Episode 12: Red Birch Forest

Located in the Tumande Wetland, there is a betula forest covering about 1,300 hectares. Having lived for more than a century, a red birch forest with such scale is extremely rare both in China and across Asia.

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Home to a diverse fauna and multiple types of vegetation, Altai Mountains represent the most complete sequence of altitudinal vegetation zones in central Siberia. The 16-episode Altai Mountains Series brings a glimpse of the magnificent biodiversity in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

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