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From  London to Madrid, D.C to Hong Kong, every zoo that hosts a panda actually rents them from China. So what are the actual costs for renting Giant Pandas?

San Diego Zoo Sign: Renting giant pandas

San Diego Zoo Has Spent Upwards Of US $40 Million To Keep Its Pandas (Photo: Jim1138/Wikimedia Commons, cc by-s.a. 4.0)

We regard them as cute and cuddly and one of China’s most iconic beings. But today, Giant Pandas aren’t just a symbol of China, they are a major diplomatic tool and the face of wildlife conservation worldwide.

Even the WWF (World Wildlife Fund For Nature) uses the panda bear on its logo.

Another very unique feature of giant pandas is that unlike most other animals that could be

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Although they may not be as popular as Giant Pandas, Red Pandas matter too.

Red Pandas Matter Too

Red Pandas Matter Too

As an animal lover, you probably already know so much about the unique black-and-white bear that has captured the hearts of many worldwide; the Giant Panda. But what about an equally adorable and closely named species, the Red Panda (Ailurus Fulgens)?

Red pandas are a species native to parts of the eastern Himalayas in Nepal, India, Bhutan, and Myanmar. Another subspecies is called the Ailurus Fulgens Refulgens and lives in western China.

Other names for this intriguing creature include the firefox, the red cat bear, the first panda,

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Why is Giant Panda habitat becoming less attractive to panda bears and why are they fleeing their native home?

A Herd of Wild Horses: giant panda habitat

There’s a new threat to Giant Panda habitat and this time humans may not be directly involved.

Giant Pandas are facing another threat. But surprisingly this time around, the threat is not directly from humans.

Their native habitats in southwest China is spread across parts of Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Gansu provinces but mainly Sichuan. In these remote, mountainous terrain, these bears can enjoy the

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