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Twinkling fireflies create beautiful scenery in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
Many people like the starry sky. But have you ever seen the sky lightening up by thousands of twinkling fireflies in the dark nights? Want to explore? Please come to Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) in SW China to experience the “mid-summer dream” on this wonderland. Thanks to its clear skies, beautif...
Asian wild dog appears in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
A dhole (or Asian wild dog, Cuon alpinus) was captured by infrared camera in the eastern part of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) in July, which proves the occurrence of the largest and most widespread species of wild canid in Southeast Asia in the garden. The Asian wild dog was captured appearing in th...
Welcome to sit on leaves of Victoria water lily in Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden
Victoria amazonica, also known as Victoria water lily, Giant water lily, Amazon water lily, or Royal water lily, is a star attraction of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG). Each summer, numerous tourists come to the garden to experience sitting on the huge leaves of Royal water lily as floating on a “leaf bo...
Welcome to Xishuangbanna Yunnan: Leaves of Victoria Water Lily large enough for a person to sit on
The best time for viewing the Victoria Water Lily has arrived at Xishuangbanna Botanical Garden. This plant is famous for its giant size and ability to hold a person, prompting many tourists to take pictures of themselves sitting on it. The Victoria is a kind of water lily that originated in South America. Its flat f...
Chinese government has done excellent job about wandering elephants: expert
Chinese government has done excellent job about wandering elephants: expert KUNMING, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Fifteen wandering wild Asian elephants had been trekking about 500 km to the outskirts of Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, probably one of the longest journeys ever recorded for such a herd i...
Wandering elephants unlikely to return home soon, experts say
The elephant herd wanders on a mountain ridge, looking for food, in Yuxi, Yunnan province, on Sunday. [Photo by Zhou Xin/for China Daily] Plentiful food supply, swollen rivers discouraging herd from heading south A herd of wandering elephants that has received global attention may have a prolonged journey back to...
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