CGTN Nature: Shennongjia Series | Episode 2: Watchmen of the Mountains
The Chinese county of Shennongjia is home to more than 3,700 plant species, 40 of which are under state protection.
Dominating the alpine virgin forest are the Farges' firs that stand in the sea of clouds.
Together with the whole plant community, they are watchmen of the mountains, offering shelter for precious wild animals.
About CGTN Nature
In the eight-episode Shennongjia Series, we're presenting the special climate and stunning views of this region, as well as the inhabiting precious flora and fauna that are unique to China. The Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys, the sika deer, the Chinese giant salamander and the dove tree: thousands of representative species gather here in an area of only 3,252 square kilometers. The global biodiversity brings into full play in the mountains and valleys of this wildlife paradise.