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Giant Panda Conservation

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The Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is a leader in giant panda conservation. Ever since these charismatic bears arrived at the Zoo in 1972, our animal care staff, scientists, and volunteers have studied giant panda biology, behavior, breeding, reproduction, and disease. Our team works closely with colleagues in China to share what we have learned about giant pandas in order to advance conservation efforts around the world.

Your gift at any level will help us reach our goal of saving this species for generations to come. Read more about the Zoo's pandas and how our scientists are working to save them.

Gifts of $250 or more will be recognized in Smithsonian Zoogoer magazine. 

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