Kekexili State Nature Reserve

Kekexili Sate Level Nature Reserve covers an area of 45,000 square km. It was created in 1996 to protect the natural landscape and rare animals of the plateau. The area is densely covered with lakes such as Kekexili Lake, Sun Lake and Xuelian Lake. Many of the animals within the reserve and unique to the Qinghai-Tibet plateau.

Map showing location of Kekexili State Nature Reserve

Above: Location of Kekexili State Nature Reserve in Yushu, Qinghai, China