Life in Sanjiangyuan Series Ep. 7: A monk and a sheep

Three years ago, a herder found a newborn blue sheep at its last gasp. He took the sheep to a nearby temple where a monk adopted it. A special bond has formed between the monk and the animal. Watch this video to learn more.

About Journeys in Nature: Life in Sanjiangyuan Series

In the hinterland of Qinghai-Xizang Plateau, the Sanjiangyuan area is home to the headwaters of the Yangtze, Yellow and Lancang rivers, and is thus crowned as Asia's "water tower." On this fragile land rich in biodiversity, locals, scientists and NGOs work together to protect the wildlife and the environment. This series explores the diverse eco-friendly lifestyles of locals. 

For more: Life in Sanjiangyuan Series Ep. 6: A zero-waste life on plateau

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

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