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Herds in NW China's Ili move to spring pastures

2009-03-11 07:58:39 GMT2009-03-11 15:58:39 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Kazak herders herd lambs to spring pasture in the Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 8, 2009. Early March is the time when herders in Ili move from winter pastures to spring pastures. The contribution of new road has helped the herders cut the time they use on the migrating way. (Xinhua/Shen Qiao)

Kazak herders move out of their winter house and prepares to go to spring pasture in the Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 8, 2009. (Xinhua/Shen Qiao)

Kazak herders load daily necessities to the truck which will take them to the spring pasture in the Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 8, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)

Herds of cows and lambs move to spring pasture in the Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 8, 2009. (Xinhua/Shen Qiao)

Kazak herder Resibek loads a little camel on a truck to spring pasture in the Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, March 7, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)

Early March is the time when herders in in the Kazak Autonomous Prefecture of Ili, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, move from winter pastures to spring pastures.

The contribution of new road has helped the herders cut the time they use on the migrating way.

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