nghai-Tibet Plateau. The public knows little about most of the species. I am a Chinese wildli

fe photographer. I think I have a responsibility to shoot the species in Hoh Xil,” says Gu.上海千花坊女神会所

She arrived in Hoh Xil to shoot Tibetan antelopes for the first time in Ju

上海千花坊ne 2016. “I once went to the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau three times in two months to shoot the an

telopes. I once stayed in the depopulated zone in Hoh Xil for 40-plus days. I put up a tent where the antelopes li

ved, and I installed the photographic equipment in the tent. Every day, I entered the tent at 5:30 am, and I left the te上海千花坊女神会所

nt at 9 pm. I could only eat some canned congee, as fragrant food would attract nearby bears,” says Gu.

She is planning to make a documentary that reflects the natural ecology of Hoh Xil and Sanjiangyuan. “Th

上海千花坊ere are few images about the animals and plants in the depopulated zone. I need to spend mu

ch time shooting the species. I hope more people will gain a more comprehensive understanding of Hoh Xil a

nd Sanjiangyuan through my photos and videos,” says Gu. She provides her photos and videos to experts, to he上海千花坊女神会所

lp them conduct their research. Experts at the Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology, under the Chinese Ac

ademy of Sciences, spoke highly of Gu’s images of the migration of the

Tibetan antelopes. Experts cannot say for certain why the antelopes migrate every ye上海千花坊

ar, but they can study the reasons why the antelopes migrate through Gu’s photos and videos.

上海千花坊女神会所Gu serves as deputy secretary-general of the Hoh Xil Wildlife Conservation Association. She

has given lectures, in China and abroad, on photography and ecological protection. She also gives lect

ures attended by biology teachers from primary and middle schools, and she shares her experiences in Hoh Xil wi上海千花坊

th those teachers. The teachers share Gu’s concept of ecological protection with their students, and they help the students cul

tivate an interest in nature and the awareness of protecting the biological diversity on earth.上海千花坊女神会所

“Wildlife photography does not merely mean shooting beautiful photos, but also promoti

ng the species on earth to more people, so the public will pay attention to the species, and help protect the envi上海千花坊女神会所

ronment and the biological diversity on earth. We should respect all life on earth,” says Gu.

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