Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 8: Night kingdom

When night falls, the nocturnal animals are roused. Though they steer clear of the fierce daytime competition, without clever strategies, whether specific body structures or skillful behaviors, they will still struggle to survive at night. What kind of skills do the animals have? Check the video 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 have 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. 

For more:

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 1: Ode to nature

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 2: Totem bird

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 3: Rainforest whispers

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 4: Songs of feathers

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 5: Woodland struggles

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 6: A woodland tale

Yunnan Dehong Series | Episode 7: A fresh start

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

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