CHENGDU, May 22, Xinhua -- A wild giant panda was spotted by an infrared camera in Baishuihe National Nature Reserve in Pengzhou, southwest China's Sichuan Province, the nature reserve said Tuesday.

It was the first time a wild panda has been captured by camera in the nature reserve since 2012.

The video shot on Feb. 16 showed a giant panda walking slowly towards the camera and started to chew it out of curiosity. Staff at the reserve found the video and pictures on May 14 during a routine collection of infrared cameras in the reserve.

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SICHUAN, May 17, Xinhua -- The Wolong reserve, some 30 kilometers away from the epicenter of the devastating 2008 earthquake, was severely damaged in the disaster. As a result, some pandas inhabiting the reserve had to be relocated in zoos after the quake. As years passed, Wolong still remains as a suitable habitat for giant panda. Sponsored by the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Shenshuping base covering an area of about 150 hectares opened on May 11, 2016. It is now home to more than 50 giant pandas.

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TANGSHAN, May 17, Xinhua -- Giant panda Shuangxi is seen at the Tangshan Zoo in Tangshan City, north China's Hebei Province, May 16, 2018. Four giant pandas, on loan from the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in southwest China's Sichuan Province, arrived in Cangzhou and Tangshan cities in Hebei Province recently, starting a three-year trip in these two northern cities

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CHENGDU, May 6, Xinhua -- China's giant panda research base said on Sunday that it has hatched one Chinese monal (Lophophorus lhuysii) egg, a bird as rare as the giant panda, and covering a similar range.

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SICHUAN, April 20, Xinhua -- Giant panda Hua Yan from China Conservation and Research Center for Giant Pandas (CCRCGP) is released into the wild at Liziping Nature Reserve in Ya'an, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Oct. 20, 2016. On May 12, 2008, a catastrophic earthquake damaged Sichuan's Wolong Panda Reserve. After ten years' efforts, the three bases of Wolong, Dujiangyan and Ya'an under the CCRCGP have been restored and put into use.


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