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Synonyms for panda

large black-and-white herbivorous mammal of bamboo forests of China and Tibet

reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore

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The 26 giant pandas were divided into four age groups: cub (0-1.
BRITAIN'S only female giant panda is not pregnant after all, it was revealed yesterday.
Scientists from Beijing Forestry University said the number of individual giant pandas and the total area of suitable habitat had increased over the past 10 years, but that the habitat had become fragmented as the result of human interference.
Decades of conservation work in China appear to have paid off for the giant panda.
But one must bear in mind that the mortality rate of giant pandas within their first year is roughly 40 percent.
Giant pandas cut back on energy consumption by acting like couch potatoes.
T HE one image that one associates with the Sichuan province in China is that of the giant panda.
Today, wild giant pandas only inhabit in southwestern China and are in danger of extinction.
Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yang Guang (Sunshine) are the first giant pandas to live in the UK for 17 years.
The reserve, established in 1965, began monitoring wild giant pandas via infrared cameras in 2004.
China began surveying its giant pandas in the 1970s.
We appreciate YANUA's interest in contributing to San Diego Zoo Global's work with giant pandas,” said Ted Molter, chief marketing officer for San Diego Zoo Global.
Here, we report a confirmed case of pH1N1 virus infection in giant pandas (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) in China.
giant pandas originally from China are only lent to foreign zoos for scientific study for several years.
A pair of giant pandas was first donated to the US capital's zoo in 1972, shortly after president Richard Nixon made a historic visit to China.