An all-white giant panda, believed to be an albino, was spotted inside a nature reserve in Sichuan, China. An expert said the existence of the rare albino panda can be attributed to a genetic mutation.
Animals May 27, 2019
Smithsonian's National Zoo announced it is closing its giant panda habitat because the female panda Mei Xiang shows symptoms of pregnancy and pseudopregnancy such as building a nest and sleeping more. What is pseudopregnancy?
Animals June 24, 2018
Anthropologists unearthed the oldest known fossil of the giant panda in a cave in Southern China. The remains belonged to a long-lost relative of the beloved bear.
Animals June 19, 2018
The Endangered Species List saw a bit of shift over the weekend. Giant pandas are no longer considered endangered, but eastern gorillas have taken their place and are now considered critically endangered.
Animals September 6, 2016
Yang Yang, the giant panda at Vienna Zoo, has successfully given birth to yet another cub, making this the fourth time she has done so.
Animals August 8, 2016
With the help of Britain’s two giant Pandas, scientists will examine excrements to better understand these species’ eating habits. Doing so will also aid species conservation.
Animals April 14, 2016
Russian artist Ilja Klemencov aims to raise awareness on the importance of animal conservation by creating this image of black and white zig-zags. Hidden in this mind-boggling image is a logo of a giant panda, one of the rarest creatures in the world.
Earth/Environment January 18, 2016
The notoriously difficult challenge of getting pandas in captivity to mate could be overcome by letting the animals indicate their choice of a partner, researchers suggest. Pandas who select each other are the most successful in producing cubs, they say.
December 16, 2015
Chinese scientists deciphered 13 different vocalizations from giant pandas. The five-year study analyzed the giant pandas' 'language' at a conservation center in Sichuan province.
Animals November 7, 2015
United Kingdom's last giant pandas 'Sunshine' and 'Sweetie' will be cloned to save the species from the brink of extinction. The process will be supervised by the same team who successfully cloned Dolly the sheep.
Earth/Environment October 8, 2015
Giant pandas eat bamboo, but researchers have now found they are designed to eat meat. What is the twisted tale of the panda digestive tract?
Animals May 19, 2015
Pandas lead complex social lives, according to a new study. Why is this finding such a surprise?
March 29, 2015
Pandas often spend time with friends in the wild, a new study shows. It was previously believed that giant pandas were widely solitary animals.
Earth/Environment March 28, 2015
Pandas may have chubby bodies but, given the right motivation, they can manage to squeeze through iron bars of enclosures. Watch how one panda did it.
Earth/Environment February 3, 2015
Canine distemper virus has taken the lives of two pandas in China, and is threatening the survival of a third animal. What can be done to protect the species?
January 17, 2015
Tuesday may have been a snowy, miserable day for us humans, but for the animals at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington DC, it was an excuse to get outside and play in the snow!
Internet Culture January 7, 2015
A giant panda named Ai Hin at the Chengdu Breeding Research Center faked her pregnancy. This caused the cancellation of the first ever live broadcast of a giant panda giving birth to an offspring that was being planned.
Life August 28, 2014
A giant panda in China may have faked her pregnancy after learning that appearing to be pregnant meant more food and attention.
Internet Culture August 27, 2014
Panda triplets born in Chinese breeding program being given round-the-clock care. Rare event is only the fourth instance of panda triplets.
Animals August 12, 2014
Giant pandas and red pandas have a 'shoots and leaves' difference in bamboo diet that allows them to coexist
April 11, 2014