Wild giant panda spotted in Yingjing:seeking for mating
http://english.ourpanda.com/ 2017-03-13 17:26:00
A wild giant panda was spotted on a national highway in Yingjing,Ya'an city,Southwest China's Sichuan province.
According to Ya'an Municipal Forestry Bureau,a truck driver found a wild giant pandas walking on Highway 108 at about 3 p.m,when he was just passing through Siping village.
"I thought it was a goat,but it turned out to be a giant panda when I took a closer look. "Xubing,who has seen a "national treasure" with his own eyes was quite excited.
"Actually I 've never seen a giant panda in the wild before .Most of the local folks who lived years in the villege has never seen wild pandas."Xubing said.
"The panda was quite far from me, and was quickly out of sight before I could adjust the focal length of my camera." Xubing stopped the car and took several photos from afar,but the wild giant panda swiftly ran away and disapeared in the wood.He believed that it was a adult panda due to strength and agility.
It was the fourth time since 2015 that wild pandas have been spotted near Sanhe village in Yingjing County.
"Possibly it was seeking for mating."the responsible person in Yingjing County Forestry Bureau said to repoter that the witness of wild giant pandas in Yingjing mostly happend in the early month of the year,like Febuary and March,which is a mating season for giant pandas.
Yingjing Forestry Bureau has carried out a site-investigation and we'll continue to focus on the progress.