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Celebrating National Panda Day
By: Admin    March 16 2018 , 05:31 pm
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Category: Animals , Nature
March 16th is National Panda Day! National Panda Day is devoted to celebrating and learning about this native Chinese bear. This day mostly came out of recognition that the giant panda was going extinct. The giant panda was first put on the endangered species list in 1984 as part of the Endangered Species Act by the United States. The panda has even been the face of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF); the leading wildlife conservation organization since 1961. In recent years, National Panda Day has become a little more light-hearted. The last panda census was conducted in 2014 and found that there were 1,864 pandas in the wild. This is a huge win for the panda, as it is a significant increase in population. Overall, the population has increased nearly 17% in the last decade. In September 2016 they were officially demoted from “endangered” to “vulnerable.”How Can You Help?This National Panda Day ther...
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