The World Responds

Professor Lyu Zhi, a faculty member from the School of Life Sciences, Peking University, sent warm congratulations on the broadcasting of the website. Distinguished zoologist Dr.George Schaller commented that the website broad-casts were significant events in the effort to increase the world’s comprehension and dedication to giant panda conservation. On, the high-visibility […]

24-Hour Live Coverage of Giant Pandas

Now panda fans across the globe can live stream giant pandas simply by clicking on the website at any time. This is made possible by a network of cameras set up by China Network Television (CNTV). CNTV set up 28 cameras throughout five of die main giant panda enclosures at the Chengdu Research Base […]

Streaming Giant Pandas

Twenty-eight cameras are set up throughout five giant panda enclosures at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. The cameras broadcast live feeds of the giant pandas 24 hours every day. Directors at the on-site television control room observe and switch between the different cameras, selecting the most interesting and clear views. The streamed […]

Heizhugou Giant Panda Celebrates Lantern Festival

At about 8:00 in the morning of February 24, 2013, residents of Shanfeng Village, Lewu Town near the Sichuan Hei-zhugou National Nature Reserve awoke to prepare for the Lantern Festival celebrations later that day. Little did they know that a special guest would join in the festivities. The Lantern Festival is the culminating event to […]

Giant Panda News Part 5

On the morning of February 28, more than 1700 students and teachers from the Elementary School Division of the Sanyuan Foreign Languages School gathered in a football field to attend an orientation ceremony. It’s theme was “Let Love Surround Me, Let Civilization Follow you” and was opened with a dance called “Good Luck”. The students […]

4th Panda Census in Sichuan

State Forestry Administration Inspects the Work of the 4th National Giant Panda Census in Sichuan From September 8 to IS, 2012, experts from the Office of the Lead Group of the 4th National Giant Panda Census of the State Forestry Administration inspected the work of the field investigation that was carried out by the 4A […]

the 4th National Giant Panda Census in Foping

An Inspiring Good Start “Our team found fresh panda feces!” “We have seen wild pandas!” The 4th National Giant Panda Census was launched by the State Forestry Administration in October, 2011. Shanxi Province forestry officials initiated surveys of multiple areas of giant panda habitat at the same time. All surveyors were carefully trained to use […]

Giant Panda News Part 6

On February 6, 2014 during the 7th Annual 1 Made In Asia Festival held in Toulouse, France, Pambassador Jerome Pouille gave a lecture on giant pandas. He discussed French missionary Armand DavicTs discovery of the species, panda diplomacy, and the integrated conservation and development programs conducted by China and the World Wide Fund For Nature […]

Hao Hao and Xing Hui’s Belgium Arrival

On February 22 two giant pandas departed from Chengdu and traveled to Belgium where they will stay for 15 years in the Pairi Daiza Zoo. Both pandas are from the Bifengxia Panda Base. The male, Xing Hui, was born on July 22,2009, and the female, Hao Hao, on July 7,2009. The day the pandas left, […]

Welcome, Michelle Obama

On December 1, 2013, Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, delivered a televised speech celebrating the first 100 days of a giant panda cub born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C. The cub was named Bao Bao, which means “precious treasure”. In her speech, Mrs. Obama touched upon the panda […]