Tag: "Panda Bear"

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‘Ugly’ Species losing Conservation Funds to ‘Celebrity’ Species

There are nearly 20,000 animal and plant species in the world that are threatened and need all the help they can get to survive on the planet, but according to a new report, only 80 odd ‘celebrity species’ hog the limelight with little funding or conservation efforts for the others equally doomed.

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Toronto Gets Their Pandas

It was reported last week the the Toronto Zoo was close to acquiring a couple of pandas from China to exhibit at their zoo. The Toronto Star is now reporting that the deal is done and the zoo will have the pandas for five years, starting next year.

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Welcome to Winter! Panda Baby Fu Hu Plays In The Snow

Baby Panda ‘Fu Hu’, who was born last year, was photographed experiencing the joy of his first snowfall after spending last winter in a birthing box.

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Pandas Headed to T.O.?

The much-maligned Toronto Zoo might have a couple of furry saviours on the way from the Far East. The zoo, which has suffered declining attendance the past two years along with budget cuts, seems to be on the verge of setting up a panda exhibit.