Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 3: Rainforest whispers

This stretch of rainforest is part of Tongbiguan Provincial Nature Reserve, the only tropical nature reserve in the Irrawaddy River basin, which hosts China's northernmost lowland rainforest. The exuberant rainforest here boasts one of the biggest concentrations of bird species in China. Inside the reserve, over 700 kinds of birds have been recorded, accounting for half of China's total. In particular, the prominence of hornbills has earned it the nickname "hornbill vale." 

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. 

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Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 1: Ode to nature

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 2: Totem bird

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

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