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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Aerial China: Yangtze alligators thrive in captive breeding program” – below is their description.
The Chinese alligator, or the Yangtze alligator, is the smallest of all alligator species. They were once common in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River. But their numbers once dropped to an estimated sum of 150. Captive breeding efforts have raised that number to over 16,000.CGTN YouTube Channel
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