Only 12,000 relict gulls remain in the world. In China, the bird species is under national protection. The Ordos Plateau in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region offers a refuge for the birds during breeding season. This year, their eggs are hatching earlier than usual, and the hatchlings are soon expected to hit the water. Learn more about this species and the threats it is facing with CGTN.

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