Saving Giant Pandas in China with Earthwatch

 
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I am GOING to figure this out....

I am GOING to figure this out....
These charismatic bears acquire skills that may one day allow them to be reintroduced into the wild at the Wolong National Nature Reserve. (c) John Hanna, Earthwatch volunteer (view small | med | large | orig)

Thanks for the help, Earthwatch!

Thanks for the help, Earthwatch!
Volunteers are essential assistants to the conservation researchers caring for the pandas at the Bifengxia Base. (c) John Hanna, Earthwatch volunteer (view small | med | large | orig)

This tree smells SO good...

This tree smells SO good...
The radio tracking collar on this panda will help researchers monitor its movements in the Wolong National Nature Reserve as it is partially re-introduced to the wild. (c) Prof. Zhang Hemin and CCRCGP. (view small | med | large | orig)

Up! Up!

Up! Up!
Some encounters remind us that mammals have a lot in common when it comes to rearing their young, as this volunteer helps care for a panda cub acting very much like a human toddler. (c) John Hanna, Earthwatch volunteer (view small | med | large | orig)

It's easy to get a big head helping pandas...

It's easy to get a big head helping pandas...
Volunteers and researchers don realistic panda costumes, like this full headpiece, when working with bears that may be reintroduced to the wild. (c) John Hanna, Earthwatch volunteer (view small | med | large | orig)

Is this really going online? (Yup.)

Is this really going online? (Yup.)
An Earthwatch volunteer gets suited up to help work with pandas being evaluated for their ability to survive in the wild at the Wolong National Nature Reserve in China. (c) John Hanna, Earthwatch volunteer. (view small | med | large | orig)

Science doesn't care what you wear

Science doesn't care what you wear
A bear-suited volunteer helps radio-track pandas in Wolong National Nature Reserve, which contains up to 10% of China's giant panda population. (c) John Hanna, Earthwatch volunteer. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Jackie Pomposelli

Boston, MA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Saving Giant Pandas in China with Earthwatch