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BERLIN, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On a lush lawn against a Chinese style courtyard lie or stand 43 bright-colored cute pandas.
Pandas eat bamboo all day not because they're fat and lazy (ok-maybe they are), but because their tummies just can't digest the fibrous plant.
On Saturday, May 16, Oakland Zoo invites the public to attend an evening engagement inspired by elephants. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2015 On Saturday,
Conservation project will protect over 200,000 acres of rainforest habitat in Indonesia for Sumatran Tigers, Orangutans and Elephants WARRENTON, Va., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
Pandas are the cutest. If you say they aren't, you're lying. But what goes on when pandas aren't being watched? Is it utter pandamonium?
Groups say uplisting species under Endangered Species Act is important tool to fight ivory trade WASHINGTON, Feb.
The company’s internal and external transformation process has resulted in the birth of a new Panda based on the concept of “simplexity” Orlando, Florida
Donation Part of Dinant's Successful Tapir Breeding Program TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Dec.
Pandas may not be as inflexible and set-in-their-ways when it comes to habitat as previously believed, according to new research published in the latest edition of Ursus, the journal of the International Association for Bear Research and Management.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov.
Solenodontida is a family that holds four species of solenodons, mammals that are known to be venomous, which can be found in Cuba and on the island of Hispaniola. The Hispaniolan solenodon can be found in a variety of habitats including highland forests and lowland dry forests. Both species resemble shrews in that they have long noses, hairless feet, scaly tails and small eyes. They reach an average length between eleven and thirteen inches, with Cuban solenodons often growing smaller than...
The southern marsupial mole (Notoryctes typhlops) is a species of marsupial that can be found in southwest Australia. It has been recorded in desert habitats with soft sand and spinifex grasses, but the habitat preferences of this species is currently unknown. Its range is thought to include northern areas of South Australia and the Northern Territory, as well as the Gibson and Great Victoria deserts. Although this species is a marsupial, it has been classified within its own order, known as...
The volcano rabbit (Romerolagus diazi), known locally as zacatuche or teporingom, is a species of rabbit that can be found in Mexico. This species resides near four volcanoes within its range, including El Pelado, but its range is limited to only sixteen small areas. The majority of individuals reside at higher elevations grasslands or in pine and alder forests. The volcano rabbit reaches an average weight of up to 1.3 pounds and is the second smallest species of rabbit next to the pygmy...
The Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus), also known as the Sunda rhinoceros or the lesser one-horned rhinoceros, is one of five living species of rhino that can be found in a small area in western Java in Ujung Kulon National Park. Its range once extended from Bengal and Assam to Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos and included the islands of Sumatra and Java. This species prefers to reside in grasslands, rainforests, and reed beds with abundant vegetation and water at higher...
The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca), also known as the panda, is a species of bear that is native to southwestern and central western areas of China. Its range includes mountain ranges located primarily in Sichuan province, but pandas can also be found in the Gansu and Shaanxi provinces. It once preferred a habitat within lowland areas, but human encroachment has driven the giant panda into small areas, which contain forested habitats. There are two recognized subspecies of the giant...
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