Expedition

How Bhutan Protects the Black-Necked Crane | Digital Extra

Clip: Season 1 | 3m 5s

During autumn every year, these long-lived Himalayan birds leave their summer nesting grounds on the Tibetan Plateau and migrate south. About 10 percent of the global population spends their winter in Bhutan’s Phobjikha Valley. Steve Backshall explains how the people there both protect and revere them.

Aired: 02/19/20

Rating: TV-PG

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