Photos: Yang Guang, the Giant Panda, in Scotland
Yang Guang, the Giant Panda, eats bamboo in its enclosure at Edinburgh Zoo on April 15, 2014 in Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Bamboo-munching Giant Panda also has a sweet tooth, scientists find
Scientists studying the endangered black-and-white bears said on Thursday that while pandas almost exclusively eat bamboo, which contains only tiny amounts of sugars, they showed a strong preference for natural sweeteners in an experiment.
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Reclusive herbivores, giant pandas once enjoyed a wide range in southern China. However, habitat destruction and poaching for their valuable fur have killed off most of them, leaving only about one thousand in the wild.
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Giant panda from Zhengzhou to be sent back to Sichuan
Giant panda Longsheng eats carrot at the Zhengzhou Zoo in Zhengzhou, capital of central China's Henan Province, March 18, 2014.
Hao Hao and Xing Hui on a Pandastic Journeya with DHL
Pandas travel from China Conservation & Research Center for the Giant Panda in Chengdu, China to Pairi Daiza animal sanctuary in Belgium for breeding program )--DHL, the world's leading express and logistics company, has assisted in the relocation of two giant pandas over 8 000 kilometers from Chengdu, China to Brugelette, Belgium.