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Cloudy Qinling Series Ep. 3: Anecdotes of the giant panda



The giant panda is an ancient species. More than eight million years ago, its ancestor Ailurarctos roamed the planet. Over the extended period, it evolved into the giant panda. The Qinling panda is a subspecies of giant panda, and in the Qinling Mountains, about 10 wild Qinling pandas live per 100 square kilometers. What's the difference between the Qinling panda and the giant panda in Sichuan? Watch the video to learn anecdotes of the giant panda! 

About Journeys in Nature: Cloudy Qinling Series

Qinling Mountain range is among the regions with the richest biodiversity in the world, specifically hailed as the northernmost treasure trove of subtropical wildlife. Sitting between northern and southern China, the majestic mountain range is regarded by some as the country's "central park" and an important symbol of Chinese culture. Keep an eye out for the giant panda, golden snub-nosed monkey, takin and other rich wildlife in the cloudy Qinling Mountains. 

For more:

Cloudy Qinling Series Ep.1: The 'central air conditioner' of China

Cloudy Qinling Series Ep.2: Monkeys huddle in subzero winter

(Cover image a video screenshot; video by CGTN Nature film crew)

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