Twin panda cubs officially given names by Austria Zoo Pandas embrace their first winter in northernmost panda house of China Captive female pandas released into the wild Drowning giant panda rescued in Sichuan Names of twin panda cubs born in Austrian zoo revealed
2-year-old giant panda cub to be released into nature reserveA captive-bred giant panda named Zhang Xiang is about to start a new life in the wild. The two-year old cub left on Monday her home at a training center in Wolong, in south-west China's Sichuan, for a nature reserve 400 kilometres away.

Wild panda feasts on pork ribsA wild panda ate a pork rib in a pig pen in Baoxing county, Sichuan province.The attack on the pig pen is surprising because wild pandas eating animals instead of bamboo is rare.The panda surprised the farmer whose pork ribs were feasted.

Panda DiplomacyPanda Diplomacy is China 's use of giant pandas as diplomatic gifts to other countries.By 1984, however, pandas were no longer used purely as agents of diplomacy. Instead, China began to offer pandas to other nations only on ten-year loans.

  • “ZhenZhen”
    • Zhen Zhen is a female giant panda born to Bai Yun and Gao Gao at the San Diego Zoo.
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  • “XiLan”
    • Xi Lan is a female giant panda born to Yang Yang and Lun Lun at Zoo Atlanta on Aug 30,2008.
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  • “XinXin”
    • Xin Xin "Hope" was born on July 1, 1990 at the Chapultepec Zoo.
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  • “TuanTuan”
    • Tuan Tuan was born to Hua Mei on September 1, 2004,in the Wolong National Nature Reserve.
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  • “YuanYuan”
    • Yuan Yuan was born on August 30, 2004,whose mother is Lei Lei and her father is Lin Lin.
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YAYa'an is a prefecture-level city in the western part of Sichuan province, People's Republic of China, located just below the Tibetan Plateau.The first giant panda was found in Baoxing County of Ya'an; Ya'an is also the origin of Artificial planting tea of the world; Mengding Mountain in Mingshan County, has been keeping seven tea trees, which are believed to be the origins of tea, for more than 1,000 years.

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