An estimated 120 Chinese alligators are thought to be left in the wild because of wetlands reclamation since the 1950s. Sean Gallagher travels to Anhui province in central China to document the crisis facing this species.

This video was originally featured on Untold Stories.


<p>	Receding waterlines</p>
China has more wetlands than any country in Asia, and 10 percent of the global total. They are crucial to life and environment -- and rapidly disappearing.


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