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Undated combo photo shows a "Skywalker gibbon" (L), a red-webbed tree frog (R, top) and a kind of wild tree lizard (R, bottom) in a biodiversity hotspot in Gaoligong Mountain National Nature Reserve, southwest China's Yunnan Province

GLOBALink | Exploring China’s biodiversity hotspot

Exploring China’s biodiversity hotspot: If you’re told that a “Skywalker” has been spotted in the forests of southwest China, there’s no need to feel confused. It’s not the Jedi of the “Star Wars” series, but refers to a gibbon species named by Chinese scientists. The species, with white eyebrows, was found in the Gaoligong Mountains …

Xinhua

China's Tianwen-1 probe successfully entered the orbit around Mars on Wednesday after a nearly seven-month voyage from Earth.

GLOBALink | China’s Tianwen-1 probe enters orbit around Mars

China’s Tianwen-1 probe successfully entered the orbit around Mars on Wednesday after a nearly seven-month voyage from Earth. “Tianwen-1 entered the orbit around Mars exactly as it was designed,” said Zhang Rongqiao, chief designer of China’s first Mars exploration mission. “We are looking forward to a successful landing on Mars.” It marks the first time …

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