Trailer: Squirrel and his neighbors

Early in the morning, the primitive forest adjacent to the 99 Dragon Ponds is awakened by the chirps. The diligent animals have already started foraging. Despite being a small patch, the grassy slope boasts a special location and terrain. A variety of rare and precious alpine birds stop over, inadvertently turning this place into a catwalk for avian models. Stay tuned for tomorrow's episode to find out what happens to the squirrel and his neighbors!

About 'Journeys in Nature': Lijiang Series

"Plant kingdom" and the "home of Yunnan medicines" are among the nicknames given to a famous city in southwest China's Yunnan Province – Lijiang. Not only are the numerous plant species a calling card, but the city is also well-known for its peaks, mountains and mysterious animals. In this series, CGTN Nature unveils the mysteries of a city that's full of surprises.

(Cover image designed by CGTN's Yin Yating; video edited by CGTN's Yu Rong)

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