Photo of the Day – Giant Panda Babies

Sunday, April 22. 2012

Giant Panda Babies in the Wolong Conservation and Research Center, China by Pete Oxford

This amazing animal is the symbol of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) since 1961. The giant panda is the world’s most threatened animals. Unfortunately,  their future remains uncertain. Although in 2005 the Chinese government had established over 50 panda reserves, protecting more than 2.5 million acres, but habitat loss continues to occur outside of protected areas, while poaching remains an ever-present threat.

The Iberian lynx is a threatened species | © Pete Oxford

Do You Feel Concerned By The Extinction Of Animal Species?

Some 60 000 species studied, nearly 800 species are considered extinct, while about 17 000 others are endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The problem is not only distant and exotic faunas: also in Europe, many endangered species including the Iberian lynx.

Are you worried about the extinction of animal species? Read more and join the debate by filing a comment here

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About Ilona Kaszanyi - I'm interested in human rights, I condemn all kinds violence. I love sociology, nature, culture, travel. I love teaching children, meeting and talking with people, making friends all around the world. As an amateur photographer I love taking pictures in the nature.


2 thoughts on “Photo of the Day – Giant Panda Babies

  1. thank you for posting…

    David in Maine USA

    Posted by fivereflections | April 22, 2012, 5:51 am

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