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National Giant Panda Day 2021

March 16th is the day to honour the adorable black and white Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca).  It is also a day to acknowledge National Giant Panda Day 2021 and raise awareness of the need to protect one of the world’s rarest mammals and a vulnerable species.  Giant pandas are endemic to China and are China’s national symbol.  They live in small, isolated areas in the mountains of central China, in the Qinling, Minshan, Qionglai Shan, Liangshan, Daxiangling, and Xiaoxiang Mountains of Sichuan Shaanxi, and […]

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International Red Panda Day 2020

The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is a small mammal species. They are part of their own distinct and unique family ~ the Ailuridae. They are reddish-brown with a predominantly white face, with tear marks extending from their inner eyes to the corners of their mouth, large round heads, short snouts, and large pointed ears with long fluffy striped red and whitetails. Their front legs are shorter than their back legs, giving them their characteristic waddling gait. They also possess very […]

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