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Papier mache pandas, created by French artist Grangeon, are seen displayed outside Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called "Pandas on Tour"...Papier mache pandas, created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, are seen displayed outside Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called "Pandas on Tour", February 28, 2014. According to local media, the event was launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) first in Paris in 2008. Approximately 1,600 panda sculptures were displayed in the exhibition to remind people of the similar number of giant pandas still living in the wild and call on people's protection of endangered species. REUTERS/Patrick Lin (TAIWAN - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)

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Papier mâché pandas created by French artist Grangeon are displayed outside Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called “Pandas on Tour”

Bao Bao...Bao Bao, the four and a half month old giant panda, makes her public debut at an indoor habitat at the National Zoo in Washington, Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Bao Bao, who now weighs 16.9 pounds (7.65 kilograms), was born to the zoo's female giant panda Mei Xiang and male giant panda Tian Tian.

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Bao Bao, the four-month-old giant panda, makes her public debut at an indoor habitat at the National Zoo in Washington DC, US. She weighs 7.65kg and was born to the zoo’s female giant panda Mei Xiang and male Tian Tian. Read more

Zoo keepers Juliane Country hold a two-month-old female panda

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Zoo keepers administer prophylactic treatment to a two-month-old female panda on Thursday at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany

A girl embraces a panda bear sculpture in Berlin August 5, 2013. Marking the 50th anniversary of its existence, on Monday the German branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature  (WWF) environmental conservation organisation placed 1600 panda bear sculptures on front of Berlin's main train station to draw attention to the plight of the endangered species that serves as the NGO's mascot. There are currently 1600 panda bears alive in the wild, the organisation said in a press release.

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To mark its 50th birthday on Monday, the German branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) placed 1,600 panda bear sculptures in front of Berlin’s main train station – the number that remain in the wild – to draw attention to the plight of the endangered species that serves as the NGO’s mascot