The Mengxin beaver is a national first-class protected animal. There are less than a thousand animals in the world, and two-thirds of them are located in Xinjiang.
And their most important food source is shrub willow with smaller and smaller natural area.
Recently, at the opening ceremony of the Fifteenth Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15), Chu Wenwen, a PhD student in Beijing Forestry University and a Xinjiang girl born in the 90s, shared her role as a Chinese youth representative to guard the Mengxin River. The story of the raccoon dog.
In 2018, Chu Wenwen founded the Altay Regional Nature Conservation Association and launched public welfare projects such as "Mengxin Beaver Guardian" and "Beaver Canteen".
For Chu Wenwen, wildlife protection has been integrated into her life.
At present, she is working hard with more post-90s to train beaver babies into new idols and let more people know him.
(Reporter Lang Jiahui Dao Zhinan Du Xiaoxiao reports from Kunming, Yunnan)
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