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Qinling Panda Series Ep. 6: Autumn is the season of fruits


Autumn in the Qinling mountains spreads from the top down. All kinds of plants bend low with ripened fruits, offering a carnival for animals in the mountains. On the treetop, the unattainable wild persimmon is on the menu of the Eurasian blackcap and many other birds. On the forest floor, walnuts, chestnuts and acorns that fall from the branches lay a carpet of nuts. The snub-nosed monkeys begin their terrestrial pick-up operation as a rare yet routine exception only at this time of year.

About Journeys in Nature: Qinling Panda Series

The Qinling mountain range divides China into north and south. The abundant natural resources have made Qinling home to countless flora and fauna. Among the residents, the giant panda with the life motto of "eat, sleep, repeat" is one of the most famous animals in the world. This series will present to you the daily routine of this famous animal, alongside its "neighbors" including the snub-nosed monkey, bamboo rats and takins. Follow CGTN's camera for more interesting stories!

For more

Qinling Panda Series Ep. 1: The 'bamboo cuisine' endorsed by pandas

Qinling Panda Series Ep. 2: Who wears the hypno crown in lush forest

Qinling Panda Series Ep. 3: How pandas went from carnivores to bamboo lovers

Qinling Panda Series Ep. 4: This is my territory

Qinling Panda Series Ep. 5: Snub-nosed monkeys wear black 'lipstick' in August

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

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