Giant Panda News Part 8

On October 6, staff of the Heishui River National Reserve in Sichuan province, who was monitoring the road to Tieshagang, found a giant panda cub along the route. This was the first wild giant panda cub discovered in the Heishui River Nature Reserve. On September 5, the Sichuan Travel and Tourism Administration, the Chengdu Research […]

Giant Panda News Part 7

Ying Ying Met Relatives On September 1912014, under a clear autumn sky with brisk air,an adoption ceremony took place at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. The Yingke Law Firm from Beijing & the Lyon Technology Co.J Ltd. from Shanghai adopted giant panda Ying Ying. Yingke Law Firm has always attached importance to […]

Pandora’s Legacy Live

In March 1938, the West China Union University received a request from the New York Zoological Society that they wished to have a baby panda, or a pair if possible. The University had a partnership with the Society through New York University and worked together to make this request a reality. Frank Dickinson, a biology […]

The Legend of the Runaway Panda

On October 2, 1993, the first snow fell on Taibai county located deep in the Qinling Mountains of Shaanxi province. That afternoon the forest bureau received a report that a sick panda was found in the Niuwei River village and one of the residents had the animal in a corn shack. Ren Jianshe, manager of […]

Train the Panda Mothers to Be Heroes

There are a number of repatriated giant pandas both at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding and the China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Panda in Wolong. Each was born overseas,but returned to China at two years of age according to official agreements. Overseas pandas and other captive wildlife or animals are […]

Calling Back the Pandas

With the setting of the sun, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding transforms into a bamboo forest of tranquility as visitors taper down and birds Hock and settle into their nests. The busiest time of the day for panda keepers comes at 16:30 at what is affectionately nicknamed “calling back the pandas”. At […]

Giant Panda Discovered in Pingshan

On September 23, 2013, the Laojunshan National Nature Reserve Management Bureau received a report detailing the discovery of what was thought to be giant panda scat. Leaders from the town of Longhua and police officers from the Longhua Forest substation of the Pingshan Forest Public Security Bureau sent the report. Experts from the Sichuan Provincial […]

Chengdu Pambassadors: Devoted to Giant Panda Conservation Around the World

In 2012,the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, WildAid, and the Yao Ming Foundation launched the second Chengdu Pambassador contest. The aim was to select three people from around the world to spread the message of giant panda protection through conservation education. After a three-week competition in Chengdu from October 27 to November 17, […]

Care for Pandas, Care for Nature Students in Action

On the morning of August 21, 2013, two students Wang Qiyu and Li Zhaoji from Xi’an International Senior High School, arrived at the Chengdu Panda Base with a 19,731.6 RMB donation for the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation. During summer holidays, Wang and her friends organized a group of volunteers united by the slogan […]

Akzo Nobel Adopts a Giant Panda

The giant panda named Nikkens was formally adopted in July 17, 2013. The ceremony was held at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Akzo Nobel Car Refinishes (Suzhou) Co, Ltd. was the adopting organization. The operations manager, Mr. Wu Weiguang said, “We welcome panda Nikkens as the newest member of our big family. […]