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Giant wild panda captured for drinking water in Baoxing

http://english.ourpanda.com/   2018-04-10 16:41:00     

  On the afternoon of April 5th,a villager in Gari village Baoxing County found a wild giant panda went downhill for water.

  Zhang Zhijun, villager from Gari village came back from his cattle farm and went to a river called Caopeng ditch,where a wild giant panda was witnessed drinking water on the river.

  Zhang Zhijun introduced that the river was nearly 15 kilometers away from his home,with no signs of human habitation.Only a road leads to the grass hill wherevillagers grazing cattle. 

  "I was about 10 meters away from it,then I took out the cell phone to film without disturbing it.The giant panda should have noticed my existence, but I didn't leave immediately." Zhang Zhijun said, "it is not afraid of me at all, but it also keeps some distance. "

  The videos filmed by Zhang Zhijun showed this giant panda has always been in an unhurried state while drinking water.

  Acoording to staff in Baoxing County Forestry Bureau,the wild giant panda in the video weighs about 60 kilograms.Maybe it was looking for a spouse in the wild as breeding season has come.


YA’AN Ya'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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