Giant pandas entertain Guiyang residents

04-26-2018 13:47

The Panda House of Qianling Mount Park opened to the public on April 22, attracting lots of local residents and visitors.

Two male giant pandas, Haibin and Xingbao, returned from Japan and Spain respectively last year. Haibin is a twin born in Japan in 2010, while Xingbao was born in Spain in 2013. The pandas will stay in Guiyang for three years of "scientific education."

Visitors take photos of a giant panda at Qianling Mount Park on April 22. [Photo/china.com.cn]

Visitors take photos of a giant panda at Qianling Mount Park on April 22. [Photo/china.com.cn]

They arrived in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province, more than a week ago; 20 years after pandas were introduced to Qianling Mount Park.

"There is plenty of food for the pandas in Guiyang," said Li Da, head of the park. "We have arranged a team of 37 people to take care of them 24-7."

The park has arranged professional panda keepers, vets and security at the newly built panda base which covers 10,736 square kilometers and cost a total of 38.02 million yuan ($6.04 million).

The base is equipped with air conditioners, food processing machines and medical devices to ensure the safety of the pandas.

Guizhou currently has four giant pandas. The other two are in a local wildlife park.

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