05 Apr '12, 3pm

Half of giant panda habitat may be gone in 70 years:

Half of giant panda habitat may be gone in 70 years:

TEST TUBE PANDA: Tai Shan was born at 3:41 a.m. on July 9, 2005. Tai Shan was conceived using artificial insemination performed by National Zoo scientists and veterinarians. (Photo: Jessie Cohen/Smithsonian's National Zoo) For all their cuteness, giant pandas are in a tight spot. There are fewer than 1,600 pandas left in the wild, and a new study found that more than half of the bears' already diminished natural habitat will be unlivable in 70 years thanks to climate change. To protect the adorable black-and-white creatures, zoologists are working furiously to understand and improve panda-breeding in captivity . Toward that end, another recent study investigated male pandas ' reproductive cycle, and found that, contrary to females, males are ready and able to mate during more than six months of the year. This is welcome news, given that female pandas have a sharply limited...

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