International is most grateful for this donation, which could not have come at a better time," said Suzanne Braden, Director of Pandas
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda
Breeding is a non-profit organization engaged in wildlife research, captive breeding, conservation education, and educational tourism.
China has launched a TV channel that provides a live stream of giant pandas
24 hours a day.
also joined TV conservationist Nigel Marven visiting primary schools across London to excite and educate children about the importance of saving the giant panda
Lanzhou (China), June 12 (Xinhua-ANI): More than 50 Chinese zoologists are tracking giant pandas
in a wild habitat of Gansu Province, hoping to collect DNA samples from the endangered bears.
The top three species in the zoo in the popularity stakes are the panda
, gorillas and then the hippos.
This was based not on counting pandas
, which is very difficult as they are so shy and tend to get out of the way if they see a census-taker approaching, but on counting samples of panda
Now they live only in a few remote mountain ranges in central China, mainly in Sichuan province, with smaller populations in the Shaanxi and Gansu provinces (see Panda
Habitat: Then and Now, p.
It turns out that pandas
have mutations in both copies of a taste gene called T1R1, which encodes a protein that senses the savory taste of meat, cheese, broth and other high-protein foods.
According to the company, the new Panda
Internet Security 2007 beta version also protects both Windows Media Center and Windows Tablet PC and offers a backup system, which enables users to make security copies of files and folders in the system and restore them when necessary.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- Panda
Express has volunteered for military service, opening a new restaurant at Edwards Air Force Base.
isn't a full-sized horse: she's a miniature horse only as tall as her owner's thigh--and she's as good as a guide dog, being one of the first to be trained as a guide animal.
With the help of the dashing young explorer Quentin Young, Harkness brings an infant panda
from the wild, not in a cage or on a leash, but cradled in her arms.
Three giant pandas
from the Beijing Zoo were swapped Wednesday for three others from a panda
preserve in south China under a program aimed at promoting breeding and maintaining genetic diversity among China's captive pandas
Beijing, China -- The most comprehensive survey of the giant panda
population ever undertaken has found almost 1,600 pandas
in the wild, nearly 50 percent more than were previously known to exist.