Welcome to China’s ‘Valley of the Cats’
Located on the Tibetan plateau, Namsei Township in China’s Yushu Prefecture, Qinghai province is home to endangered species including snow leopards.  The big felines have earned the district the name “Valley of the Cats."  It is inside Sanjiangyuan Park, one of the first wildlife areas to be included in China’s new national park system. 
Welcome to China’s ‘Valley of the Cats’
Tracking the pangolin, the world’s most-trafficked animal
The forest is so humid I can taste the moisture in the air. Barely any light penetrates the rainforest canopy in this part of the Central African Republic. Weaving through a tangle of trees, we’re following Etienne Ndobola, a Ba’Aka tracker working with the Sangha Pangolin Project. After a few minutes, we find two other trackers under a tree. Silently, they point upwards – and there is little Ndima, a black-bellied pangolin, shuffling along leafy branches on the hunt for ants, which he’ll zap with a long, sticky tongue. Talon-like claws grip the bark and a long, scaled tail wraps around the tree for balance. The pangolin project is run from the Sangha Lodge, eight simple wooden chalets tucke
Tracking the pangolin, the world’s most-trafficked animal