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Southern Yunling Mountains Series Ep. 6: Savanna in China



The terrain in Yuanjiang River valley located in Yuanjiang County of southwest China's Yunnan Province resembles the African savanna, making it a unique place in China. The reason why similar landscapes and vegetations could be found on two different continents is a natural phenomenon called the foehn wind. Watch this episode to find out.

About 'Journeys in Nature: Southern Yunling Mountains Series'

Cangshan Mountain and the Yuanjiang River Valley in southwest China's Yunnan Province boast rich biodiversity and distinct flora and fauna. From the tree species that emerged about 60 million years ago high on the precipices to the spurge family in the dry-hot river valley savanna, you can meet diverse wildlife in amazing southern Yunling Mountains. 

For more: Southern Yunling Mountains Series Ep. 5: The sunflowers in the water

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

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