Beibu Gulf Series | Episode 4: Rhythm of tides

In Beibu Gulf, the regular cycle of tides has left a layered accumulation of organic matter. Here, the tranquil mudflats contain rich nutrients from the ocean. Many enigmatic, low-key creatures regard this spot as a perfect haven, like horseshoe crabs, Kentish plover and soldier crabs. Watch the video to observe more. 

About 'Journeys in Nature': Beibu Gulf Series

Beibu Gulf, located in south China, is an important link between the southwestern regions of the country and the rest of the world. This area boasts not only economic vitality, but also ecological biodiversity. CGTN Nature's film crew traveled to the gulf and discovered rare animal and plant species, including Eden's whale, the Chinese white dolphin, the Malabar pied hornbill and the Francois' monkey, to name only a few.

For more:

Beibu Gulf Series | Episode 1: Sea of whales

Beibu Gulf Series | Episode 2: Volcanic island

Beibu Gulf Series | Episode 3: Rocks and waves

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