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Cheng du Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (Official Site)
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (Wikipedia)

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panda : a large black-and-white mammal (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) of chiefly central China that feeds primarily on bamboo shoots and is now usually classified with the bears (family Ursidae) See also Red Panda — Webster

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History of the Giant Panda (World Wildlife Fund)

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What Does a Zookeeper Do? (Balance Careers)

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Giant Panda News (Smithsonian Magazine), NPR Archives, Phys.org

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The Wild Side of China: A Nature Odyssey (Natural Habitat Adventures)
China – Panda Conservation Adventure (Discover Corps)

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

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Fictional Pandas (Wikipedia)

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Where’d You Get Those Eyes? The Folklore of Pandas (James Deutsch, Smithsonian Magazine)

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  • Baby boom at Taipei Zoo lightens pandemic blues
    on September 30, 2020 at 8:51 am

    Taiwan's largest zoo has celebrated a flurry of births in recent months—including pandas and pangolins—in a welcome boost during a visitor slump due to the coronavirus.

  • New method adds and subtracts for...
    on September 17, 2020 at 8:03 pm

    From loaning pandas to welcoming tourists to hike to sacred monuments, to regulating the sale of wild animals for meat, policies across the world seek to forge clear paths to sustainability.

  • Striving and stumbling towards sustainability...
    on September 4, 2020 at 7:27 am

    The path to global sustainability isn't a one-way street and scientists at Michigan State University and in China use the world's adoration of pandas to show new ways to figure out how not to get lost.

  • 'The whole world celebrates' on-camera birth of...
    on August 23, 2020 at 9:08 am

    A brand new giant panda cub is sparking pandemic-fueled panda-mania, and officials at the National Zoo said traffic on their livestream spiked 1,200% over the past week.

  • Birth of panda cub provides 'much-needed moment...
    on August 22, 2020 at 9:52 am

    Delivering a "much-needed moment of pure joy," the National Zoo's giant panda Mei Xiang gave birth to a wiggling cub Friday at a time of global pandemic and social unrest.

  • Tiny endangered shrimp may get big hand from...
    on August 18, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    The San Diego fairy shrimp, a miniscule, puddle-dwelling crustacean that provides food for migrating birds, is nearing extinction as humans continue to encroach on its wetlands habitat. But a new approach to tracking the shrimp's population numbers may give conservationists a boost in protecting the species, according to a UCLA study.

  • Free-roaming dogs prevent giant pandas from...
    on August 18, 2020 at 1:03 pm

    Before China declared giant pandas a protected species in 1962—hunters in pursuit of the black and white bear used dogs to track them. Since then measures have been put in place to protect the vulnerable pandas, but more than half a century later, dogs are still jeopardizing their safety, according to a group of researchers that included Drexel's James Spotila, Ph.D.

  • 'Keep your paws crossed!' US National Zoo giant...
    on August 17, 2020 at 8:40 pm

    Mei Xiang, the female giant panda at the National Zoo in Washington, is pregnant and could give birth in the next few days, the zoo announced on Monday.

  • Canada pandas running on empty as bamboo dries up
    on August 11, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    A pair of pandas on loan from China to a Canadian zoo are facing a food shortage as their supply of fresh bamboo dries up, officials warned.

  • Giant panda conservation is failing to revive the...
    on August 4, 2020 at 1:20 pm