6-Month-Old Giant Panda Twins Debut At The Panda House Of Chongqing Zoo


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6-month-old giant panda twins play at the panda house of Chongqing Zoo in Chongqing, China. The giant panda boy and girl twins were born in July last year, and made their debut on Sunday in Chongqing Zoo. Continue reading »

These Panda Selfies Are The Opposite Of Cute

Panda selfies just surfaced from a massive panda breeding center in China, sparking a flurry of “awws” on one side and raised eyebrows on the other. Giant panda breeding in China is a complicated industry, with apparently good intentions — saving the giant panda from extinction — and big bucks at stake. Continue reading »

The World’s Only Brown Panda Is Becoming A Celebrity

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Qizai is the world’s only brown panda, and he was abandoned by his mother at only two months old. The neglected cub was taken to a nature reserve in the Qingling Mountains in China, and people are quickly falling in love with the bear. Continue reading »

In China, A Giant Panda Statue With Its Own Iron Man Suit

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As if pandas weren’t cool enough! In Shenyang, China, local artist Bi Heng has put up a 9-metre high, 7-metre wide panda statue that would give Iron Man a run for his money. Called ‘Iron Panda’, the sculpture features a towering panda wearing a Chinese version of Tony Stark’s famous high-powered suit of armour. Instead of just lounging around acting all cute like other pandas, this one proudly poses in a fighting stance ready to blast enemies with its yin-yang beams. Continue reading »

Panda Cubs Born In China

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Giant panda cubs are seen inside baskets during their debut appearance to visitors at a giant panda breeding centre in Ya’an, Sichuan province, China, August 21, 2015. A total of 10 giant panda cubs that were born in the centre this year, aging from one week to two months, met visitors for the first time on Friday, local media reported. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)
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Meet Jia Jia, The Oldest Giant Panda

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36-year-old giant panda Jia Jia, walks into a cage where health checkups are performed, at the Hong Kong Ocean Park, China July 9, 2015. Jia Jia, the oldest giant panda living in captivity, is set to challenge the world record for the animals’ longevity, with her age said to put her on par with a human centenarian. (Photo by Tyrone Siu/Reuters)
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New Amazing And Giant Splatter Ink Panda Mural by Hua Tunan

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With a unique combination of Western graffiti styles and traditional Chinese art, artist Chen Yingjie, aka Hua Tunan, is making a name for himself as one of the leading forces in the realm of street art. “China Panda” is a new grand in scale and incredibly detailed artwork, painted in Chicago on Logan Square, combining traditional Chinese ink methods and Western art graffiti by splattering ink, adding complexity and richness to the breathtaking image. The colors come to life, almost mimicking the wild and unpredictable nature of his subject. Continue reading »

Red Panda Makes Herself at Home in the Moscow Zoo

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An 18-month old female red panda named Zein, brought to the Moscow Zoo from Dublin. A female red panda named Zein has become the newest resident of the Moscow Zoo. According to a zoo representative, a second such animal may be brought to Moscow next year. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Red Panda Rescue

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A firefighter holds a red panda (Ailurus fulgens) from its tail while removing it from a tree at a residential area in Kunming, Yunnan province, July 3, 2014. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer) Continue reading »

Preening Panda, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Eight-year-old Xing Xing entertained the crowds at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday. Xing Xing is one of two Chinese pandas loaned for ten years to Malaysia to mark the 40th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries. The panda was formerly known as Fu Wa but in an announcement made Wednesday he and his partner were renamed as Xing Xing (prosperity) and Liang Liang (pretty) following a national naming contest. (Photo: AHMAD YUSNI / EPA) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: QR Panda


Photo taken on May 19, 2014 shows giant panda Sijia and over 20,000 flowers from a two-dimensional code at Yunnan Safari Park in Southwest China’s Yunnan province. Visitor can sweep the code to get messages and information about the safri park. (Photo: China News Service)

Panda Cub Make Public Debuts at Washington and Taipei City Zoos


1. Bao Bao, the Giant Panda cub is seen by the media for the first time January 6, 2014 inside his glass enclosure at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, DC, a few days before going on display to the general public. Bao Bao was born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo August 2, 2013. (Photo by Paul J. Richards/AFP Photo) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Call Me Panda

Kai Kai, a male Giant Panda sniffs at his custom-made birthday cake of bamboo, flowers and vegetables at the River Safari, part of the Wildlife Reserves and the Singapore Zoo in Singapore. Week-long celebrations were held to mark the first year anniversary of the arrival of two Giant Pandas from China, Kai Kai, and Jia Jia, who incidentally are celebrating their 6th and 5th birthdays, respectively this month. These Giant Pandas are on loan for 10-years as part of a collaboration between China and Singapore to raise awareness for the conservation of these critically endangered species. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP Photo)

1,600 Panda Sculptures Highlight World Wilflife Fund 50th Anniversary

A child sits between 1,600 panda figures from papier mache in front of the main station in Berlin, Germany, Monday, August 5, 2013. The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has put 1,600 panda bears in front of the train station for two days to symbolize how few of the animals are still alive in the wild. It is the start of a tour of 25 German cities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the WWF. In photos by Thomas Peter / Reuters. Continue reading »

Panda-suited Pickers

People dressed in panda costumes collect tea that has been fertilised using panda excrement. An Yashi, a college lecturer at Sinchuan University who is developing the tea, explains: Pandas have a very poor digestive system and only absorb about 30 per cent of everything they eat. That means their excrement is rich in fibres and nutrients. (Imaginechina / Rex Features)