giant panda

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

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The cubs, about the size of a guinea pig, were conceived through artificial insemination using sperm from her Toronto Zoo partner Da Mao as well as the frozen sperm from two giant pandas living in China.
Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yang Guang (Sunshine) are the first giant pandas to live in the UK for 17 years.
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is a non-profit organization engaged in wildlife research, captive breeding, conservation education, and educational tourism.
Increased surveillance and control of influenza viruses in giant panda populations are imperative for successful conservation of these endangered animals.
Giant pandas are an endangered species, with fewer than 2,000 left in the wild.
When the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding was founded in the 1980s, there were only six giant pandas.
We not only have a successful giant panda program at the Memphis Zoo, but we also have an abundance of bamboo thanks to the warmer climate," said Dr.
The two giant pandas, Huan Huan and Yuan Zi, have come from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China and arrived in Paris on Sunday at noon local time.
JOURNEY FROM CHINA Giant panda Yang Guang eats bamboo prior to a journey to Britain, and getting ready to be transported
The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is the world's rarest member of the bear family.
CHINA Male Giant Panda Yang Guang eats bamboo in his enclosure at the Bifengxia Panda Centre near the city of Ya'an in Sichuan Province.
China's official media on Saturday reported that a giant panda pair living at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo survived Friday's catastrophic earthquake in Japan.
The average giant panda eats as much as nine to 14 kilograms of bamboo shoots a day, but the plant gives them little protein and energy, which affects their reproduction.
As a result, breeders are having to ration bamboo for the 67 endangered bears in the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base.