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A group of 60 giant pandas relocated by the massive earthquake last year is expected to be returned home by 2012, according to state media.
China is set to retrace the journey of Pere Jean Pierre Armand David, the French Catholic missionary who made giant pandas known to the West.
Six in ten giant pandas in Chinaâ€™s Sichuan province were affected by a strong earthquake that hit the area in May 2008, according to a new study released on Monday.
Chinese officials announced on Friday the first successful birth of a panda cub from artificial insemination using frozen sperm.
The massive Sichuan earthquake in China last year has decelerated efforts to save the countryâ€™s giant panda, which is regarded as Chinaâ€™s national treasure.
As early as next month, Chinese authorities will begin the construction of a new mega-breeding facility for giant pandas in the Wolong nature reserve.
Rebuilding a major habitat for giant pandas destroyed by the devastating earthquake that struck China in May would cost about $290 million, planners said.
China's major panda reserve resumes field inspection after quake CHENGDU, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Staff at Wolong nature reserve, a major habitat of giant pandas in southwest China's Sichuan Province, have resumed field inspections to evaluate the living environment of the endangered species.
All remaining giant pandas at a major breeding base in Chinaâ€™s earthquake-devastated Sichuan Province will be evacuated as landslides and other post-quake dangers remain a significant threat, Chinaâ€™s Chengdu Business Daily reported Tuesday.
The Walt Disney Studios and Chinese filmmakers Castle Hero Pictures and Ying Dong Media say they are teaming up on the new movie Touch of the Panda. The project was announced Sunday at the Shanghai International Film Festival.
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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