With obvious advantages of natural resources and prominent ecological status, Pingwu County of Sichuan province is rich in biodiversity and boasts the good reputation of the World's First Panda County. According to the third national survey of giant pandas by State Forestry Administration, Pingwu county has more than 230 wild pandas, accounting for about 20% of wild pandas in China, which is the highest county among others in China.

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Figure 1 Giant pandas shot in Pingwu County of Sichuan Province

Source: Official Website of Forest Bureau of Pingwu County

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Figure 2 Cypripedium smithii Schltr. shot in Pingwu County of Sichuan Province

Source: Official Website of Forest Bureau of Pingwu County

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Figure 3 Halcyon pileata shot in Pingwu County of Sichuan Province

Source: Official Website of Forest Bureau of Pingwu County