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Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre

Listed under Visitor Attractions in Chengdu, China.

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With fewer than one thousand of China’s friendly, fuzzy, monochromatic mascots the Giant Panda left they are becoming increasingly difficult to meet anywhere other than a zoo. One of the alternatives is the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Centre which is still a zoo but more similar to panda’s natural habitat slightly higher up the mountains outside Chengdu. A lot of the Breeding Centre’s area is natural forest designed to make the animals at home whilst protecting them and encouraging the population to flourish to then be reintroduced into the wild.

Forests of bamboo are cultivated to feed the inhabitants. Lesser pandas, red pandas, storks, black necked cranes and other rare natives are also part of the centre’s population.

If visiting the pandas has left you wanting to know more there is an onsite museum providing the inquisitive with panda science, facts and educating about panda protection and conservation.

More Information on the Chengdu Giant Panda Research Centre.

Written by  World Reviewer Staff.

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