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Giant Panda's At Yantai Nanshan Park Zoo...YANTAI, CHINA - JUNE 09: (CHINA OUT) Giant panda 'Huaao' shakes hands with a breeder across the glass at Yantai Nanshan Park Zoo on June 9, 2014 in Yantai, Shandong Province of China. Giant pandas Huaao and Qingfeng have finished their 3-year sojourn in Yantai and will be sent back to Ya'an Bifeng Gorge Breeding Base of Sichuan on Tuesday.

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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 Grangeon throws one of his papier-mache pandas at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong airport...French artist Paulo Grangeon throws one of his papier-mache pandas displayed at the arrival hall of the Hong Kong airport June 9, 2014. The installation arrived in the city on Monday, launching the month-long "1600 Pandas World Tour in Hong Kong: Creativity meets Conservation" organized by a local art organiser, according to the official press release.  REUTERS/Bobby Yip

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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 city, China, 03 June 2014. As many as 100 panda sculptures made of recycled bamboo materials were displayed for citizens at a commercial district in a call for environmental protection.

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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 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. 

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