Minshan Mountains Series Ep. 2: A macaque trapped on a rock in rapids

River crossing is an essential skill for animals in this area, as one slight misjudgment can land them in trouble. This little macaque loses his way in the rapids, but the roaring rapids drown out his cry for help. Eventually, it was saved from falling into the river. How did the little macaque cross the rapids and get to the land? Check out the video to learn more!

About 'Journeys in Nature': Minshan Mountains Series

At the break of dawn, the peaks are veiled by clouds and mist. The sun slices through and awakens lives beneath the clouds. You'll never know what you'll encounter when you go for a walk in nature! Our film crew unexpectedly ran into a sleeping panda while exploring the Minshan Mountains in southwest China. And the black and white bears aren't the only species they spotted there. Macaques swinging between trees and Chinese Muntjac deer leaping through bushes kept our team entertained and busy during their journey. "Journeys in Nature: Minshan Mountains Series." Together, we'll walk next to pandas and explore breathtaking mountain scenery.

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

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