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New Video Shows Returning Pandas to the Wild Actually Works
A captive-born female, Zhang Xiang, has moved to a different protected area from where she was released—a first for the species.
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Who Discovered the Panda?
Though today giant pandas are known and loved worldwide, it wasn’t always so.
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Exclusive: Watch Bei Bei the Zoo Panda Cub Grow Up
Bei Bei is at it again, giving me a show.
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Scientists To Clone The Giant Panda
The controversial project has already begun with experts taking tissue samples from the endangered species
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What’s better than panda twins? Two sets of panda twins!
Two giant pandas have given birth to twins on the same day at the Chengdu Research Base Of Panda Breeding in China
About Pandas

The giant panda or panda bear is a species of bear native to china. Pandas are quite an iconic species because of their black and white markings. They are also well known on social media to be clumsy and playful.

When pandas aren’t eating they’re sleeping. They will spend around 10-16 hours eating and consume over 30kg of food per day. While pandas feed mostly on bamboo (90% of their diet consists of plants), these bears aren’t fully herbivorous.

Panda births both in the wild and captivity are extremely rare. Scientists aren’t quite sure why but along with habitat destruction and poaching, this means the panda bear is critically endangered.

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