This mother and cub pair is at Wolong National Nature Preserve, a part of the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries. The Wolong center has two types of ‘accommodations’ for giant pandas – the Captive Cages and the Semi-nature Enclosures.
Today, pandas exist in only six small areas along the eastern rim of the Tibetan plateau. They require dense bamboo stands for food and cover. The number of giant pandas living in the wild is uncertain, but estimates range from to