Giant Panda Habitat Tour of Sichuan, China-Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

|ChinaNews|Published:2020-07-22 16:15:34

As the world’s famous giant panda ex situ conservation base, scientific research and breeding base, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is located in Chengdu, Sichuan Province covering an area of about 247 acres.

The Base, as the world’s famous giant panda ex situ conservation base, scientific research and breeding base, is famous for the protection and breeding of endangered wild animals that are unique to China, including giant pandas and red pandas. It is honored as “the national treasure’s natural paradise and the people’s land of idyllic beauty” for its beautiful environment of overlapping mountains, clean water, lush trees, and chirping birds.

The Base has bred 172 fetuses and 261 giant pandas, and the number of existing giant pandas has hit 176 (as of Jan.25, 2017) due to technological innovation. These captive giant pandas are the largest artificial breeding population in the world, who are of exceptional genetic quality and positive individual and behavioral health conditions.

Applying landscaping to imitate natural conditions, the Base has set up many well-distributed buildings and areas for giant pandas. Giant pandas at different ages breed and grow here in bliss. In 1998, the World Tourism Organization rated it as a wonderful place, which enjoyed a reputation equal with the world natural heritage site Jiuzhaigou, and in 2006, it was awarded “Class 4A National Tourist Attraction”.

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Tourists are taking pictures at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding Photo: Sichuan Provincial Department Of Cultural And Tourism

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Panda cubs are attracting tourists Photo: Sichuan Provincial Department Of Cultural And Tourism

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Tourists are shopping at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding Photo: Sichuan Provincial Department Of Cultural And Tourism

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Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding Photo: Sichuan Provincial Department Of Cultural And Tourism

 

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