CHENGDU, August 9, China Daily -- Whenever a strong earthquake hits Southwest China's Sichuan province, panda lovers across the world feel their hearts tighten.

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Jiuzhaigou County, a popular tourist area, at 9:19 pm Tuesday at a depth of 20 km.

The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP) quickly confirmed that pandas and staff at its base, 400 km from the quake epicenter, were not affected by the earthquake.

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SICHUAN, August 2, China Daily -- The first panda cub produced by mating a female raised in captivity with a wild male was born in Sichuan province in the early hours of Monday.

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PARIS, July 27, China Daily -- Giant panda Huan Huan, which is on loan to France from China, is pregnant and likely to give birth to the first French cub in early August, Beauval zoo announced Wednesday.

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CHENGDU, July 19 --Wang Dezhi recalls the first time he visited the Old Creek forest farm in 2010.

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BEIING, May 3 -- Witnessed by Chinese President Xi Jinping and Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen, a Memorandum of Understanding on promoting giant panda protection cooperation was signed between State Forestry Administration of China and Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark in Beijing on May 3, 2017. 

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