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Web Sites

San Diego Zoo: Panda Central
Get to know Hua Mei’s home, and learn about pandas too!

Giant Pandas at the National Zoo
Meet Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, America’s newest pandas.

Animal Planet provides background information and links.

Animal Diversity Web: Giant Panda$narrative.html
A fact sheet from the University of Michigan.

Zoo Atlanta
Another panda hotspot. The site features a panda cam and more.

World Wildlife Fund: Giant Pandas
Extensive information about this most endangered animal.


Catton, C. PANDAS. New York: Facts On File Publications, 1990.

Laidler, K. PANDAS: GIANTS OF THE BAMBOO FOREST. London: BBC Books, 1992.

Presnall, J. THE GIANT PANDA. New York: Lucent Books, 1998.

Schaller, George B. THE LAST PANDA. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Tracqui, V. THE PANDA: WILD ABOUT BAMBOO. San Francisco: Charlesbridge Publishing, 1999.