Giant panda: Wolong Giant Panda Nature Reserve

Wenchuan, Aba, Sichuan, Cina

Simona Bertolaso

Aba

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Giant panda, a symbolic animal of the World Foundation for Wild Animal Protection, is popular for its lovely appearance and rarity. At present, there are 18 nature reserves for pandas, 16 of which are in Sichuan Province, the home to panda. Wolong Giant Panda Nature Reserve, as a pandas’ research center, is one of them. Located at the southwest of Wenchuan County, and first constructed in 1963, it is one of the earliest comprehensive national reserves. The place has more than 100 pandas, accounting 10% of the total number in the country. Besides, there are other rare animals and plants as well as rich water resources.

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