When the Panda meets strangers, it often covers its face with its palm, or lowers its head to hide its face. After giving birth however, a female giant Panda can be very aggressive using her teeth and claws to protect her infant.
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.
We're been big on baby pandas in our house ever since Tai Shan made his debut at the National Zoo in Washington, D. in So when I heard about the birth earlier this week of a new panda cub at the same zoo, I headed straight for the … Read