Southwest Humanities Series Ep. 2: Looking for the 'water cat'

In 2014, Ma Wenhu became the first person in China to photograph Eurasian otters with a single-lens reflex camera in Tangjiahe Nature Reserve. Otters are extremely sensitive. Once they detect movement, they disappear into water. Every time Ma tells the story, he seems excited and proud as if experiencing a flashback. Check out the video to learn about his experience.

About 'Journeys in Nature: Southwest Humanities Series'

Home to the national treasure giant pandas, Sichuan Province in southwest China is never short of interesting stories between man and nature. Living by the edge of the forests, it's relatively common for the residents to encounter wild creatures, such as giant pandas and otters. In this series, we will show you how the locals get along with wildlife.

For more: Southwest Humanities Series Ep.1: How to find a panda in the mountain

(All photos shot by CGTN Nature filming crew)

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