The ice beneath the scorched earth in summer, plants that can preserve water more than 20 times of their own weight, and larches that never tower like those elsewhere. All these rare elements are put together in the Hanma National Nature Reserve in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
About 'Journeys in Nature': Hanma Series
Hanma Natural Reserve, with its high biodiversity, is important not only for the protection of rare wild animals and plants, but also as the main birthplace of the Heilongjiang River's upper reaches. In this series, we delve into the natural environment of northeast China, exploring unusual scenery as well as its stories.