Giant panda Hua Ao shakes hands with a breeder across the glass at Yantai Nanshan Park zoo in Shandong province, China. Hua Ao and his mate Qing Feng have finished their three-year sojourn in Yantai and will return to Ya’an Bifeng Gorge breeding base in Sichuan on Tuesday.
French artist Paulo Grangeon tosses up one of his papier-mache pandas, on display in the arrival hall of Hong Kong airport. The installation arrived in the city on Monday, launching the month-long “1,600 pandas world tour in Hong Kong: Creativity meets conservation”.
A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday. About 100 panda models, made of recycled bamboo, were displayed for citizens at a commercial district to highlight environmental protection issues.
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, 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.
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Zoo keepers administer prophylactic treatment to a two-month-old female panda on Thursday at the zoo in Leipzig, Germany
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