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More than 100 rare Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys found playing in snow

Source:Xinhua Date:2020-04-01 18:59:38Editor:刘映红

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A Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey is seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

CHENGDU, March 7 (Xinhua) -- Rangers in Baoxing County of southwest China's Sichuan Province on Thursday morning found more than 100 Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys playing and foraging for food in the snow.

The monkeys are under top-level protection in China. More than 800 from nine populations were living in Baoxing, according to a survey conducted in 2014.

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A Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey is seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

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Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys are seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

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A Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey is seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

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A Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey is seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

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Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys are seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

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A Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey is seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

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A Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkey is seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)

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Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys are seen on trees of Jiajin Mountain in Baoxing County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, March 5, 2020. (Photo by Gao Huakang/Xinhua)