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First Twin Giant Pandas of 2016 Born in Chengdu

First Twin Giant Pandas of 2016 Born in Chengdu

Julie Waggoner July 4, 2016 0

On June 20, China welcomed the first pair of panda twins of 2016 into the world. Their mother is a six-year-old giant panda named Ya Li, and the twins are her first offspring. The

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Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Five Recent Gains for Endangered Wildlife Species

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 31, 2015 12

There has been a lot of good news for endangered and “missing” wildlife lately, which seems like a breath of fresh air amid all the dire headlines about rapid climate change and environmental degradation.

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The Cutest Creature Around: A Panda Photo Essay

The Cutest Creature Around: A Panda Photo Essay

Derek Ward November 10, 2014 0

Full of mystical landscapes and charasmatic pandas, China has is no doubt one of the best destinations in the world for nature photographers. Esteemed Natural Habitat guide Brad Josephs shares a collection of photographs that he

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An Encounter with China’s Stunning Nature

An Encounter with China’s Stunning Nature

Natural Habitat Adventures April 28, 2014 1

This travel tale is brought to you by Wendy Klausner, NHA Adventure Specialist I can’t believe it was 20 years ago that I took my first trip to China. I had the good fortune to

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Travel Tales: Baby Pandas & China’s Unseen Treasures

Travel Tales: Baby Pandas & China’s Unseen Treasures

Emily Deemer September 28, 2013 1

NHA Staff Naturalist Brad Josephs just returned from leading the first of two Natural Habitat nature adventures in China’s less traveled mountain country.  These trips explore remote mountains and forests of Sichuan and the Tibetan

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