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Yancheng meeting focuses on Yellow and Bohai Sea wetland protection

More than 200 experts and scholars at home and abroad attended the 2019 Yellow and Bohai Sea Wetland International Conference in Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province on September 28, sharing ideas about wetland conservation and sustainable development of the newly recognized heritage. On September 30, the 1st Yancheng International Bird Watching Race was held in Tiaozini Wetland Park, Dongtai City. The …

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News in Photos: Farmer stops traffic taking his 5,000 ducks for a walk to the local pond

A Chinese farmer caused chaos on the roads when he ducked out to feed his flock of 5,000. Hong brought streets in the eastern city of Taizhou to a standstill when, accompanied by a colleague, he took his animals to a pond. Armed with nothing but a cane, he guided his feathered friends three quarters of a mile as part of an …

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Meet the animal that’s rarer – and cuter – than a panda

Native to a remote region of China, this tiny mammal, known as the Ili pika, doesn’t know it’s a member of an endangered species – and neither do most people. Rarer – and some would argue cuter- than the panda, there are less than 1,000 of these teddy bear-like creatures living in the Tianshan mountain range in the Xinjiang region …

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