Hong Kong's prized panda is the equivalent of more than 100 human years old.
Relative to their size, giant pandas have a smaller brain, liver and kidneys than other bears and they have extremely low thyroid hormone levels.
Even though bamboo is their main food source, giant pandas are horrible at digesting it.
Giant panda Mei Xiang was artificially inseminated a few weeks ago and could give birth in the next six months. Or not.
Giant pandas continue to fascinate us, as we try to fill gaps in our knowledge about them.
Giant pandas may not be such loners after all, finds a new study that used high tech equipment to stalk the big bears as they went about their daily business. Continue reading →
On a day set aside to appreciate rest, we gather some of nature's most able sleepers.
With just 1,600 giant pandas left in the wild, the iconic creature needs all the help it can get from conservation efforts.
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