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The World’s Smallest Panda Cub Is Born

At 9:35 on the morning of 11th June, the giant panda "Chengda" in the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base had her amniotic fluid leaked, and she was having signs of labor. On the same day at 14:41, a female giant panda cub was born, with a weight of 171.9g. In the evening, at 18:08, another [...]

Panda Predator

There are almost no predators for adult pandas. Pandas try hard to avoid conflicts. They can climb trees, swim, and they don’t hibernate. Even if they want to fight, given the size and weight of an adult panda,  with their powerful jaws and claws, the animals attacking the pandas may not be able to win at [...]

Newborn Panda

Newborn pandas are very small, similar in size to a little panda’s cub, weighing only 90-131 grams (the heaviest weighs only 170 grams), averaging about 100 grams, making only 1/900 of the mother's body weight. A black bear's newborn is 1/200-1/300 the size of its mother, which is more than 3 times larger than a panda. Therefore, [...]

How Fast Can A Panda Run?

A panda's speed of long-distance trek is usually 5-10 km/h. In case of danger, they can run in the mountain jungle at a speed of 50 km/h, which is almost as fast as a car! If they are on a flat road, their speed will even be higher, and they probably don’t need more than [...]

Discovering Giant Pandas

David was born in 1826 in a small town in the French Pyrenees. He has been fond of the nature since he was a child, and he was a famous naturalist in the local area. In 1851, David officially became a Catholic cleric. A year later, he proposed to preach in China, yet his request was not granted [...]

Giant panda in Germany gave birth to twins

On 1st September 2019, Beijing time, a pair of twin panda cubs were born by “Meng Meng” (6 years old) in Germany, According to the news, this was the first time a newborn panda was born out of the Sino-German international cooperation of breeding of giant pandas.  On 24th June, 2017, giant pandas “Meng Meng” and “Jiao [...]

Panda YongLiang-The First Giant Panda Raised By Hand

Yongliang 15 September 1992 – 15 August 1997 Mother : Yong Yong Father : Liang Liang Habitat : Beijing Zoo Yongliang only lived for five years. Perhaps people don’t find it familiar when hearing his name, yet the twin brother of Yongliang is very famous, and that is Yongming, living in Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan. However, [...]

Panda’s Sixth Finger

At the Giant Panda Museum in the Wolong Giant Panda Protection Area in Sichuan, we may take a closer look at the palm of giant pandas - they actually have six fingers. In addition to the thumb in the normal position, it also has another thumb. A very small number of humans grow six fingers [...]

Panda Basi

The Giant Panda Basi (1980.11-2017.09), a female panda, is known as the "beauty panda", and is the oldest panda in the world. In 1990, the Beijing Asian Games mascot "Pan Pan" was made based on Basi. On September 13, 2017, Basi died in Fuzhou at the age of 37. "Basi" is the prototype of the [...]

White Wild Panda

Sichuan Wolong National Nature Reserve Administration released the first photo of an albino giant panda on the 25th. The photo was taken from a wild infrared trigger camera, at an altitude of 2,000 meters in the protected area. The image of giant panda was taken in mid-April. That picture clearly displayed the unique morphological characteristics [...]

Panda Xiangxiang Will Back To China 2020

Governor of Tokyo Koike Yuriko announced that Panda Xiangxiang will return to China end of December 2020 According to related contracts between China and Japan, Xiangxiang should back to China when she arrive 2 years old. But by many times negotiation between the two countries, china agree the deferred return Koike Yuriko said she was [...]

What Captive Pandas Eat ?

For pandas in captivity, it is necessary to ensure their adequate nutrition and their skills in obtaining and eating bamboo. Through years of research, Chinese experts have mastered some scientific methods in this regard. When the two-year-old Huanhuan was moved from a zoo to the research center a year ago, it weighed more than 90 [...]

Why Do We Protect Pandas

According to the fourth survey of national giant pandas in 2015, there are 1864 wild giant pandas in the country, 375 of them are in captivity, and their habitats constitute of an area of 2.58 million to 3.49 million hectares. Therefore, it was decided in 2016 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature that [...]

Pandas Arrived Moscow Zoo

China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda announce that panda “Dingding” and “Ruyi” will end quarantine on 26th April. They will depart from Bifengxia Base at noon on 29th April to Moscow Zoo Russia by air, starting conservation and research cooperation between China and Russia. In order to promote international conservation cooperation of panda, moves forwards development of [...]

Panda Museum

The construction of China's first museum for pandas was completed in the Sichuan Wolong Nature Reserve, the hometown of pandas, and will officially open to the public next month. There are a lot of precious objects and pictures displayed in the museum. Please follow our camera to have a look at it.  After three years [...]