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UI anthropologist, colleagues discover remains of earliest giant panda
...st discovery of a skull from a "pygmy-sized" giant panda
-- the earliest-known ancestor of the giant panda
-- that lived in south China some two million years ago. The ancestor of today's giant panda
Giant pandas see in color
... that contained a color red, green or blue. If the panda
pushed the pipe located under a color, it received a reward. If it pushed one of the pipes under the gray paper, it received nothing. Kelling tested each color separately against gray. In the green versus gray tests, the bears' performance in choo...
Molecular censusing doubles estimate of key giant panda population
...ave revised--upward--size estimates of a key giant panda
population in China. The research is reported in t...ichael W. Bruford of Cardiff University. The giant panda
is one of the world's most charismatic endangered species and has an emblematic status for the conse...
Brighter future for giant panda?
...ing in the wild than previously thought. The giant panda
is one of the world's most endangered and elusive ...for counting wild animal populations to re-examine panda
population estimates. This method profiles DNA from panda
faeces to provide a more accurate populat...
Protecting endangered species helps reduce poverty
...China, illegal and damaging activities in forested panda
reserves declined when communities gained alternative sources of income, such as farming and animal husbandries supported by WWF. In Namibia, the creation of conservancies, where communities are jointly managing their wildlife resources, has resulted...
Coral reef fish larvae settle close to home
...he antibiotic tetracycline. They show that for the panda
clownfish (Amphiprion polymnus), a significant proportion of larvae ultimately move less than a few hundred meters away from their parents. In fact, the researchers found that one third of juveniles settled within a so-called "natal area" covering ju...