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WorldAn albino giant panda has been caught on camera for the first time

01:00  28 may  2019
01:00  28 may  2019 Source:   qz.com

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The giant panda is vanishingly rare, with fewer than 2,000 specimens left in the wild. But these black-and-white beasts look positively commonplace compared to their albino cousins, one of whom was caught on camera last It is the first time that an albino panda has ever been recorded in the wild.

With fewer than 2,000 giant pandas left in the wild, the sighting of one of the cuddly animals is a cause for celebration. However, the one recently spotted trampling through a bamboo forest in China's Sichuan Province is even more so given that it is the world's first known albino panda !

An albino giant panda has been caught on camera for the first time© Provided by Atlantic Media, Inc. The giant panda is vanishingly rare, with fewer than 2,000 specimens left in the wild. But these black-and-white beasts look positively commonplace compared to their albino cousins, one of whom was caught on camera last month.

The big white bear was captured by an infrared camera while roaming the high-up woods of Wolong National Nature Reserve. He is believed to be only a couple of years old, Li Sheng, a researcher with Beijing’s Peking University, told Chinese media. It is the first time that an albino panda has ever been recorded in the wild.

Albinism, which impedes the body’s ability to make a normal amount of melanin, often brings with it bad eyesight—and can make such animals an easy target for hungry predators. Happily, this panda appears to be in good condition. “The panda looked strong and his steps were steady, a sign that the genetic mutation may not have quite impeded its life,” Li said.

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“This is the first time a fully albino wild giant panda has been caught on camera , indicating there must be a gene Yang Yang gave birth 23 August 2007 to the first Giant Panda Bear conceived naturally in captivity in Europe, versus the common artificial insemination of female Giant Panda Bears.

It is the first time that an albino panda has ever been recorded in the wild. Albinism, which impedes the body’s ability to make a normal amount of melanin Beijing: A rare all-white panda has been caught on camera at a nature reserve in southwest China, showing albinism exists among wild The

The nature reserve now intends to put up more cameras, with a view to documenting their newfound treasure as he moves about the reserve. If nothing else, he should be easy enough to spot.

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An albino giant panda has been caught on camera for the first time

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