The Heavenly Pits



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“Karst tiankengs” are colossal sinkholes formed in China. Tiankeng is Manderin for “Heavenly Pits”. These geological formations are not just natural wonders; they are also ecological hotspots. They contain ancient forests that seem to be teeming with life, and may conserve long-lost DNA of endangered species for researchers.