Live: Meet Hainan Eld's deer, one of the rarest deer species in China
Updated 11:44, 22-Jan-2021

Among 17 deer species in China, the Hainan Eld's deer is among the rarest. Its population once plunged to mere 26, on the edge of extinction. After decades of conservation, the population has seen an increase.

Currently, the Hainan Eld's deer is under first-class state protection in China. They eat a variety of grasses, herbaceous plants and shoots. Join CGTN to meet these precious animals. 

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