Pandas are not quite as delicate, and picky about their habitat, as previously thought, finds a research on the difficult-to-study endangered animal.
As part of its endeavour to reintroduce pandas into the wild, China has launched its first-ever Du Jiang Yan Giant Panda Valley in Sichuan province.
From bickering over giant pandas to aeroplane flight paths, the row between Belgium`s northern Dutch-speakers and French-speaking southerners takes political centre-stage at a key vote Sunday.
A Tokyo zoo is to shutter its panda display in an effort to encourage the famously lethargic creatures to concentrate on mating without the distraction of spectators, a spokeswoman said today.
Scientists are developing an artificial milk formula for panda cubs to boost conservation efforts for one of the world`s most endangered species.
The pandas, the pride of China and a species most in danger of going extinct, will be getting their own television reality show with one TV channel recording their activities 24 hours a day.
Giant pandas in China`s research centres have become "spoilt" because of the extra care taken by experts for these lovable creatures that were once on the verge of extinction.
China should not pamper the Giant Pandas though they are one of its national treasures,
wildlife experts say, citing very low birthrate among the endangered cuddly animal.
They were treated like pop idols — except for being stuck in travel crates.
China has started construction on a research centre to help captive pandas adapt to the wild with a view to releasing them into nature, state media reported.
60 pandas, relocated from their base in SW China`s Sichuan Province, after last year`s devastating earthquake destroyed their home are set to return in 2012.
China`s giant panda could be extinct in just two to three generations as rapid economic development is infringing on its way of life, state media said on Monday, citing an expert at conservation group WWF.
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