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Baby Pandas

Like all bears, Giant Panda babies are called cubs. Newborn cubs weigh 4 to 8 ounces and are about 6 to 8 inches long, about the size of a stick of butter. They are born pink, with almost no hair, and blind. At about 1 week they begin to develop their distinctive black and white


Giant Pandas are known for their keen ability to avoid the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Older pandas spend most of their time eating and sleeping (and in this case, taking in the view). Younger pandas like to play, chasing each other, climbing trees and tumbling on the ground. Perhaps their easygoing disposition can

Happy New Year!

Wishing our friends near and far a very happy New Year, filled with beauty and all the cuteness you can handle. –Pandas International

Bath Time!

Photographer and volunteer David Jenkins captured some awesome images of a baby panda enjoying bath time. Check out this sequence of cuteness, and stop by the panda cams to say hello to other pandas at Bifengxia. –Pandas International

Why are they SO darn cute? Let the science tell you.

Too Cute Tuesday Why are they SO darn cute? Let the science tell you. In 2005, The Washington Post asked Stephan Hamann, a psychology professor at Emory University, to explain why humans think certain animals are cute. His studies “found that ‘cute’ pictures cause increased activity in the middle area of the orbital frontal cortex,

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