Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 1: Ode to nature
Updated 10:22, 23-Jun-2023

June 22 marks the World Rainforest Day, dedicated to the conservation of rainforests across the world and the biodiversity they sustain. CGTN Nature celebrates the day by premiering a new series, "Journeys in Nature: Yunnan Dehong Series", taking you to the biodiversity hot spot in Southwest China.

In the first episode, some rare primates roam freely among the branches in the forests of Dehong Prefecture in southwest China's Yunnan Province, including the Phayre's leaf monkey and the northern pig-tailed macaque. What other creatures reside in the jungle? Watch this episode to find out.

About 'Journeys in Nature': Yunnan Dehong Series

Yunnan Province in southwest China is one of the few regions in the country to feature tropical rainforests. The rich flora and fauna reserves have turned Yunnan into a hub for wildlife enthusiasts as well as academic researchers. Dehong Prefecture, sitting at the western end of Yunnan, is a land of lush mountains and fertile dales. Boasting both tropical and subtropical features, it is endowed with ample sunlight and heat. The mountains offer a haven for wildlife. In this series, CGTN Nature takes you to Dehong's wild world. 

(Cover image a video screenshot; video shot by CGTN Nature film crew)

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