The Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens (CAZG) extended deep sorrow and regret for the passing of the 25-year-old male giant panda Le Le at the Memphis Zoo in Tennessee, the U.S. on Wednesday, noting that an expert team will be sent to the U.S. to investigate the cause of the panda's death.
Giant pandas play in the snow-covered enclosure at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 17, 2023.
Giant panda Yaya has been well cared for since being lent to the Memphis Zoo in the United States in 2003, and no signs of neglect have been found, a Chinese expert said in response to panda lovers' concerns about her health.
Thirteen pandas were bred at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Chengdu, Sichuan province, last year.
A pair of giant pandas will return to China after two decades at the Memphis Zoo in Memphis, the U.S. state of Tennessee, as the zoo's current giant panda loan agreement with the Chinese Association of Zoological Gardens is coming to an end.
Infrared cameras in a nature reserve in southwest China's Sichuan Province have captured footage of a wild giant panda mother and her cub, a rare scene for the normally solitary species.
The office of Ma Ying-jeou, former leader of the island of Taiwan from 2008 to 2016, issued a statement on Saturday, expressing condolences for the passing of Tuan Tuan, the giant panda gifted by the Chinese mainland to Taiwan, along with Yuan Yuan in 2008 that symbolized peace, unity, and amity.
With the 2022 Qatar World Cup just three days away, Doha's first ever Panda House officially opened to the public on Thursday.
A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday said mainland experts will remain in close contact with their counterparts in Taiwan and provide timely advice and assistance for the treatment of an ill giant panda on the island.
Veterinary experts from the Chinese mainland assisting in the treatment on the severely ill giant panda Tuan Tuan gifted to the island of Taiwan observed improvements in the panda's condition and they are expected to return to the mainland on Monday.
Panda experts from the Chinese mainland have found that the health condition of a giant panda in Taiwan's Taipei Zoo, that is suspected of having a malignant brain tumor, is better than expected, island media Chinatimes.com reported on Wednesday, citing the zoo.
Giant pandas spend more time to play outside in autumn in Chongqing Zoo.
The required applications for the experts have been completed and the facility is awaiting the finalized list of the expert team, as the beloved panda's brain tumor has been progressing rapidly since it was first diagnosed in September.
The 18-year-old male giant panda Tuan Tuan gifted by the Chinese mainland to the Taiwan island in 2008 has been found to have necrosis in its brain after it suffered seizures at the Taipei Zoo.
Qatar on Wednesday welcomed the arrival of two giant pandas, under the first giant panda cooperation program between China and the Middle East region.
Two giant pandas arrived at Hamad International Airport in Doha, capital of Qatar on Wednesday morning, on a special flight from China. They are expected to remain in Qatar for 15 years.
Two giant pandas left Ya'an Base for Qatar for a cooperation program on the research and protection on Tuesday. This is the first giant panda cooperation program between China and the Middle East.
Two giant pandas "Sihai" and "Jingjing" left the China Protect Daxiongmao Research Center Ya'an Bifeng Valley Base in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday afternoon, starting their journey to Qatar.
A rare picture of two wild pandas hanging out together in a nature reserve in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, has been captured by an infrared camera. The two pandas were identified as mother and baby based on their appearance, body size, the color of their fur, and behaviors.
The number of captive giant pandas across the world has reached 673, nearly double the number from a decade ago, according to the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.
Researchers are pursuing the quality over the quantity of captive giant pandas through improved breeding methods and nutrition, and the number of captive pandas globally has nearly doubled over the past decade.