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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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Giant Pandas are fast replacing the dragon as the symbol of China to Westerners.

Stuffed Giant Pandas At The San Diego Zoo.

Stuffed Pandas At The San Diego Zoo.

Giant Pandas – also known simply as pandas or panda bears – are ubiquitous in modern popular culture.

Think panda plushies, strollers, accessories, murals, bags, or toys; they are everywhere you can think of. This animal is also one of the first things people think of when considering the wildlife of China.

In the eyes of the rest of the world, pandas are fast replacing the dragon as the symbol of China.

And, it’s not just on the streets of China. Images of pandas are now commonplace in most

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Below are 10 additional zoos to see Giant Pandas as well as those that just got pandas this year.

Triplet Cubs At Chimelong Park : See giant pandas

Extremely Rare Triplet Panda Cubs At Chimelong Safari Park During Their Last Birthday (Photo; Chimelong Safari Park)

Some time back, we compiled a list of the best places to see giant pandas worldwide.

In this post we’re going to look at 10 more zoos including those that acquired pandas recently

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As a Panda Nanny, not only do you get to care for cuddly cubs everyday, you also get to contribute to giant panda conservation efforts.

Giant Panda Cubs At Zoo Atlanta: Panda Nanny

Imagine Caring For These Cuties Everyday (Photo: Zoo Atlanta)

Although it pays less than the starting salary for teachers in many parts of the western world, being a Giant Panda nanny still ranks among the best of all jobs.

The Giant Panda & Research Center in Sichuan Province, China, and other establishments housing pandas routinely announce vacancies for panda nannies.

As a panda nanny, you won’t have to see the lovable bears from afar anymore. You’ll actually

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China plans to create a new Giant Panda mega reserve. What are the aims and would there be any benefits?

jiuzhaigou valley national park: Giant Panda Mega Reserve

Five Flower Lake In Jiuzhaigou Valley National Park, Sichuan. One Of The Habitats Of The Giant Panda. (Author: Chensiyuan/Wiki Commons, GNFDL)

In their continued efforts to boost the welfare of the Giant Panda, The People’s Republic of China has made a new announcement.

It has made public its plans to create a mega giant panda reserve straddling Gansu, Shaanxi and Sichuan provinces.

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Practically everyone wants to see giant pandas up close and personal. Here are some spots where you can do just that.

Giant Panda at Madrid Zoo: See Giant Pandas Worldwide

Giant Panda Chewing Bamboo (Courtesy: Madrid Zoo)

There’s a common trend about the giant panda wherever it’s found: everyone wants to see it! And, these adorable looking creatures are so rare and endangered that people don’t mind watching the tiniest details about their daily lives.

They’re easily the main attraction in each of these locations listed below though their spend most of the day eating lots of bamboo. In all the places they live worldwide, no expense has been spared to create an environment very similar to what they would have in the wild.

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