The recently discovered sinkhole in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region contains a pristine forest. Photo: CGTN
The recently discovered sinkhole in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region contains a pristine forest. Photo: CGTN
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What we know so far about the newly discovered forest in a massive Chinese sinkhole

  • Giant sinkholes – also named ‘heavenly pits’ by Chinese geologists – offer unique habitats where a variety of plant and animal life can thrive
  • The latest discovery has raised hopes that it will host unknown species and scientists have already identified some rare ones inside

The recently discovered sinkhole in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region contains a pristine forest. Photo: CGTN
The recently discovered sinkhole in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region contains a pristine forest. Photo: CGTN
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