“Remember who you are, respect the balance of the circle of life and respect all creatures.” Disney’s movie The Lion King tells a story about the true meaning of responsibility and bravery. Like the lion Simba, a real-life “Lion King” in northern China’s Inner Mongolia has assumed the responsibility for greening his hometown, and practices bravery with his fellow townsmen. These indigenous people have been fighting desertification for more than 30 years, from generation to generation, like relay runners. All of them say they want to make their hometown more livable and more beautiful, but are they able to fulfill their dream? Let’s discover what the Kubuqi desert is like today.