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Ostrich chicks meet visitors in Yunnan Safari Park
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20 newly-born ostrich chicks met visitors in Yunnan Safari Park, Kunming, capital city of Yunnan province, on June 18. They grew fast and they were healthy. When they grow up, they will go to free-ranging area.
Migrating elephant herd heads 9.3 km further north
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China's herd of 14 wandering wild Asian elephants has traveled further north, re-entering Shijie Township in Yimen County, in southwest China's Yunnan Province, authorities said on Monday.
The returned overseas Chinese in Yunnan (Part I)
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Yunnan is China’s fifth biggest home province of overseas Chinese who played a key role in promoting Yunnan’s friendly relations with the outside world. Today, we share with you several overseas Chinese who kept everlasting love to their motherland.
Migrating elephant herd lingers in Dalongtan township
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The herd moved back and forth in an area about 280 meters in diameter in Dalongtan between 6 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the headquarters in charge of monitoring their migration.
Special “canteen” built in Pu'er for elephants
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In the Nanbanghe village in Liushun Town of Simao District, southwest Yunnan's Pu'er City, a special “elephant canteen” was built for local wild elephants for the village is frequented the giants.
Elephant-prevention primary school in Pu'er city
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In front of the school gate, an elephant movable defense can be seen with 24 meters long, 3.2 meters high and over 10 tons. There are 164 pupils studying in the school.
Elephant dad: It takes years for elephants to fully trust me
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In Xishuangbanna, 8 injured wild Asian elephants are looked after by 22 professional "elephant dads" every day. Recently, the elephant dad Xiong Chaoyong was interviewed by our reporter.
Pu’er City promotes heritages during Dragon Boat Festival
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The celebration activities about Pu’er intangible heritages were held in 1 district and 9 autonomous counties across the city in southwest Yunnan from June 12 to 14.
Monitors constantly track elephants, warn villagers
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The herd they are watching left the Xishuangbanna National Nature Reserve late last year and started marching north. In the past week, it has been roaming in a small area in Shijie township.
 Thermal imaging used to monitor elephants at night
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Yunnan forest authorities and fire fighters have employed the thermal-imaging technique in monitoring the elephants at night via drones, according to a Xinhua report.
Dragon Boat Festival celebrated across China
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China celebrated the Dragon Boat Festival on Monday to commemorate Qu Yuan, a patriotic poet from the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) believed to have been born in Zigui County.
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The herd recently trekked about 500 km from their forest home in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture to Kunming, the provincial capital city with a population of 8.46 million.
Living standards rise as modern lifestyles adopted
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Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in the southwestern province of Yunnan was once a complex mixture of borders, ethnic groups, mountainous areas and poverty.
Why Yunnan's wandering elephants are loved by the world
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There are 15 elephants in the herd, including three calves, who had been living in the Mengyangzi Nature Reserve in Xishuangbanna until March 2020. Authorities were alerted when they reached the city of Pu'er last December.
Girls' school principal sends class on new path
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Battling the pain from a dozen illnesses, including emphysema and benign tumors in her skull, she joined younger students from the girls' school in singing songs to help the graduates relax.
A school that hopes to see fewer students
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With her short hair dyed bright purple, 15-year-old Du Fangmei is easy to spot in her class. She practiced givi...
Yunnan sets up special shelters for quake-hit areas to take college exam
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A total of 1,100 students in the provinces of Yunnan and Qinghai participated in the annual college entrance examination, or gaokao, from Monday to Wednesday at temporary shelters.
Guangdong students take crucial ‘Gaokao’ amid COVID-19 outbreak
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Thousands of students in the southern Guangdong province have an additional test to take before the grueling college-entrance exams this year: a COVID-19 test.
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Firefighters in southwest China's Yunnan Province have rescued a 2-year-old girl who fell into a 15-meter-deep well 12 meters deep. The girl was immediately taken to the hospital and is now in a stable condition.
COP15: Baby elephants fall in the same way at ditch
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Video clip taken by a truck driver shows two elephant calves fell in the exactly same way while crossing a ditch in Jingning district, Kunming City on June 4. The calves belong to the 15-member elephant herd going astray northward in Yunnan.
Elephant herd continues to wander in Kunming juristiction
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The herd trekked another 12.1 km in 24 hours as of 3:10 p.m. Saturday to reach Xiyang Yi Autonomous Township in Jinning District of Kunming, said the on-site command tracking the elephants.
Scientists develop rice variety with multiple harvests in Yunnan
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A rice variety developed by scientists from southwest China’s Yunnan Province achieved a yield of 615.6 kg from per mu (667 square meters) of land, 7.77 percent more than the average yield of other varieties grown in the locality.
Fish with piggy lips thrive in Luoping
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The fish called Semilabeo obscurus mainly live in the Pearl River system. The reason why they are so special is that they have “piggy lips” and locals call them the “piggy-mouth fish”.
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If you go to any place in China that has successfully eliminated poverty and try to see how they did so, you will feel inspired. Nujiang prefecture in Yunnan province is one such example.
Mangoes come into season in Yuanjiang
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The mangoes in central Yunnan’s Yuanjiang Hani, Yi and Dai Autonomous County have been in the harvesting season since May 9, inviting in orders from the neighboring provinces of Sichuan, Shaanxi and Guangdong.
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