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Episode 2 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

Documentary that brings pioneering images that capture the dazzling array of mysterious and wonderful creatures that live in China's most beautiful landscapes.

Beneath billowing clouds, in China's far south west, rich jungles nestle below towering peaks. Jewel-coloured birds and ancient tribes share forested valleys where wild elephants still roam. These remote forests stretch into northern territories where normally deserts would be found. How do these forests exist? Perhaps the rugged landscape holds the key.


Bernard Hill
Kathryn Jeffs
Kathryn Jeffs
Series Producer
Phil Chapman


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  • Focus on China

    Explore the art, music and wildlife of this vast country.

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