Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 11: Here is a ticket for 'The Butterfly Lovers'

"The Butterfly Lovers" (Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yingtai) is one of the most beloved Chinese legends. The tragic love story not only presents the beautiful Chinese aesthetic culture, but also manifests Chinese people's love for butterflies. Now, there's a ticket for "The Butterfly Lovers" which is going to present in the rainforest of southwest China's Yunnan Province. Check out the video to discover how these colorful creatures thrive in the paradise.

About 'Journeys in Nature': Asian Elephant Sanctuary Series

In 2021, 16 Asian elephants left their habitat and embarked on a journey northward. Their unusual trip puzzled millions of viewers on the internet. Eventually, after a 17-month odyssey, the herd returned to their home. To find out what sparked this magnificent trek and get closer to this fascinating species, CGTN Nature traveled to Yunnan Province and discovered some interesting stories about these big guys. Stay tuned for the new series: Asian Elephant Sanctuary!

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Asian Elephant Sanctuary Episode 1: Tracks in the rainforest

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Episode 2: Family always have your back!

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 3: Learning to swim can save your life

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 4: Freedom! Finally!

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 5: A frequent but unexpected guest

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 6: How big is the elephant dining hall?

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 7: Rainforest gardener

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 8: Great swinger in rainforest penthouse

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 9: Use disguise and camouflage to fool lurking predators

Asian Elephant Sanctuary Ep. 10: Find your 'best bro' at 'Parrot Community'

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

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