Pandas are an endangered species and the rarest member of the bear family. They live in the dense bamboo forests of China. Pandas are excellent climbers and one of the most peaceful animals you can think of. It makes me sad to think that people poach them. They're important to the bamboo ecosystem, to Chinese culture, and important to me.
Turkish Angora are one of the ancient, natural breeds of cat, having originated in central Turkey, in the Ankara region (historically known as Angora). The breed has been documented as early as the 1600s and is believed to be the origin of the mutations for both the coloration white (the dominant white gene is in truth the absence of color) and long hair.
This just brightens my day. Click to view.