3 Chinese men to live with wolves for 72hrs

December 9th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI  


New Delhi, Dec 9 (ANI): Three Chinese men have been selected to live amongst wolves for 72 hours for an assignment.

According to Cnwest.com, Hu Qiwei, Xie Wei and Wang Yongsheng have been selected out of 1700 candidates to live with wolves while writing diaries, take photos and film videos of the animals in Xi”an Qinling Wildlife Park.

Each one of them will be paid 5,000 yuan for successfully completing the assignment, reports the China Daily.

Hu, 25, is an outdoor tourist guide and speaks fluent English.

Xie, 44, is a biologist who graduated from China’’s Northwestern University, spends much of his free time outdoors, and is good at surviving in the wild.

Wang, 23, is a reporter from Shaanxi Television who loves rugged outdoors, and is a talented photographer

All three of them passed the interview process, and were selected to observe the wolves.

According to the Shanghai Daily, they would be provided with a makeshift tree shelter in the area where wolves live.

The shelter will have a window that can be used to feed the animals.

Their experiences will be reported by the media, and people can interact with them via the Internet. (ANI)

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