Conservation Measures helpful in evading Panda Extinction

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Monday, 02 March 2015 11:01

BEIJING: China’s population of wild giant pandas jumped nearly 17 per cent over a decade — state media reported, citing an official survey — with conservation measures credited as being behind the increase.

The investigation by the State Forestry Administration (SFA) found that by the end of 2013 China had 1,864 giant pandas alive in the wild, marking an increase of 268 individuals, or 16.8 per cent, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday.

The figures compared with a previous survey carried out in 2003, Xinhua said.

The SFA said conservation efforts led to the increase, according to Xinhua.

Besides population, panda habitat also increased 11.8 percent to 2.58 million hectares compared with the 2003 survey, Xinhua said.

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