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Planned tourism routes to offer view of pandas in the wild

Most people who have seen live giant pandas have done so at a zoo. Some are lucky enough to visit panda breeding centers in Sichuan province.

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Bao Bao says ‘bittersweet’ bye bye to US

For Dennis Kelly, director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, seeing giant panda Bao Bao leaving for China on Tuesday was “bittersweet.”

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Earliest known common ancestor sprouted huge family tree

It’s been said that the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle invented Western science by having his students collect sea shells on the beach and then sort them by their features, looking for connections.

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15 UN panda envoys visit Chengdu

Sixteen-year-old Vera Kalinina, from Sudoverf, Russia, was thrilled to see live pandas on Monday at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province.

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As pets become like family, relocation services boom

Helen Boneham adopted Benji, a Labrador puppy, after she started working in Beijing in 2014. Soon after, she began looking into how to take him home to Britain, since she didn’t want to leave him behind.

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Positive signs for panda after intestines op

A giant panda that underwent surgery this month to remove an intestinal blockage is recovering well, according to experts at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

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