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panda

includes Ailuropoda melanoleuca (giant panda) and Ailurus fulgens (lesser panda). Arboreal, plantigrade animal, vegetarian for the most part but may be omnivorous in some circumstances. Black and white in color with a white face and a black patch around each eye. The lesser or red panda has glossy red fur on its back The genera vary in size from a large cat to a small bear.
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Er Shun is one of two giant pandas that will head from China to Canada.
China is also playing a role in protecting the habitat of the giant panda, its national animal.
Most recently Nicholls tells of the real collaborations between research centres in different nations with the shared desire to understand and so conserve the giant panda.
Biodiversity expert Prof Bruford has been working in China studying giant pandas since 1999, and was one of only two scientists from the UK to work in the team.
Giant pandas are one of the world's most endangered species.
A previous estimate in the reserve was that 27 giant pandas lived there.
According to the ruling, Ueda obtained the stuffed giant panda in around 1985 from an antique art dealer in return for money Ueda had lent him.
Only about 1,000 giant pandas survive in the world, mostly in Chinese reserves.
They've got a premium item in the back room - those appealing giant pandas - and L.
According to WWF there are thought to be just 1,000 giant pandas living in the wild.
A GIANT panda named 'Number 20' gave birth to twin cubs yesterday in southwestern China, the second pair born in the country in the past week.
It's the story of Ruth Harkness, who travelled to the forests of China in the 1930s to bring the first real-live giant panda to the United States.