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From the Field: China’s Road Less Traveled

From the Field: China’s Road Less Traveled

Emily Deemer June 6, 2013 0

Nat Hab expedition leader Brad Josephs just got back from leading the first two groups of our brand new China trip, The Wild Side of China: A Nature Odyssey.  The success of the itinerary

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Rare Video Footage of Wild Pandas

Rare Video Footage of Wild Pandas

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 21, 2013 10

Giant pandas are among the world’s most uncommon and elusive animals. China’s State Forestry Administration estimates that there are only about 1,600 of them remaining in the wild, down from 2,500 in the 1970s.

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Protecting Panda Habitat: China’s First Land Trust Reserve

Protecting Panda Habitat: China’s First Land Trust Reserve

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 19, 2013 2

When images of a wild giant panda gnawing on a takin carcass in China’s Sichuan Province were recently captured on motion-sensor cameras, researchers were caught by surprise. Although pandas are technically carnivores, their diets

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Discover China’s Wild Lake Country

Discover China’s Wild Lake Country

Lisa Poppleton August 23, 2012 0

Like fragments of glass, 114 lakes shimmer across the landscape of Sichuan’s Jiuzhaigou National Park on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau.  Indeed, legend relates that the lakes originated in the shattering of a

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Pandas In Paradise

Pandas In Paradise

Brad Josephs February 6, 2011 11

As the winter passes on my thoughts turn away from the polar bears and grizzlies of 2010 and to the coming adventures of 2011. The first on the calendar for me will be guiding

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Bear in Mind? Take our Bear Trivia Quiz!

Bear in Mind? Take our Bear Trivia Quiz!

Wendy Redal January 13, 2011 9

Bears. Are there any wild animals more more engaging, more charming, more daunting, or more fascinating? Take our 10-question quiz to see how much you know about bears!

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Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Giant Panda Habitats Destroyed by Earthquake

Megan Koelemay August 10, 2009 0

A recent article on CNN.com cites a report that China's Sichuan earthquake of last May destroyed a quarter of wild giant pandas' habitat, and some 60% of giant pandas overall were affected by the

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