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These spiders make protein-packed milk for their young
We should all be drinking spidey milk. SPIDER-MOM These three-day-old spiderlings are living off the "milk" secreted from their mom's abdomen. Rui-Chang Quan Spider milk may sound like a fictional ingredient you would find in Professor Snape’s potions class à la Harry Potter, but scientists in China have found ...
10 new bird records--- 7th XTBG Birding Festival
Bird lovers watched 169 bird species in 16 hours at the 7th Birding Festival of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG). Among them, 10 bird species are new records, which make the records of birds at XTBG reach 284. The 7th XTBG Birding Festival was held from November 15-18, with attendance of numerous enthus...
Chen Jin attends 2018 Half-Earth Day Sessions
On October 22, 2018, Half-Earth Project champions discussed actions and fielded questions from capacity crowds at the American Museum of Natural History about how we get to half. Half-Earth Day brings together people from around the world and across disciplines to share their unique perspective and thought leadership on ...
Xishuangbanna rainforest and ethno-culture on show at Xiamen Botanical Garden
An exhibition named “Approach mysterious tropical rainforest, experience ecological Xishuangbanna” is on show at Xiamen Botanical Garden from Spetember 22 to October 31. The exhibition displays 70 seeds and fruits, 3 plant products, 120 folk custom products, 1000 photos of rainforest eco-culture and folk customs in...
“When Art Meets Science” to be exhibited on New Year's Day
As a part of the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG), the exhibition named “When Art meets Science” will be held on January 1, 2019. The exhibition will showcase 124 paintings featuring some of the garden’s most eye-catching attractions and even tropical rainfore...
Last stand of the great green peacock
The great green peacocks are picky about their living environment. River valleys with gentle slopes and tropical monsoon forests in Yunnan can offer them the proper humidity, sufficient food, drinking water and open space. [Photo provided to China Daily] A researcher's efforts in successfully finding a threatened spe...
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