Posts Tagged "Pandas"

My Experiences in China

Giant panda from the Chengdu Research Base To sum up my experiences in China–unforgettable. This internship experience has taught me so much about the world and about myself. I have always wanted to learn more about the human-animal-environment connection and this program has definitely expanded my knowledge in this area. Not ...

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My Experiences in China

Giant panda from the Chengdu Research Base To sum up my experiences in China–unforgettable. This internship experience has taught me so much about the world and about myself. I have always wanted to learn more about the human-animal-environment connection and this program has definitely expanded my knowledge in this area. Not ...

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Journey to Jiuzhaigou

This past weekend we were supposed to travel to the Leshan Giant Buddha on Saturday and then attend a wedding for one of the girls we work with at the panda base. There were some time conflicts and we needed to leave for Jiuzhaigou on Saturday instead of Sunday. We ...

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Journey to Jiuzhaigou

This past weekend we were supposed to travel to the Leshan Giant Buddha on Saturday and then attend a wedding for one of the girls we work with at the panda base. There were some time conflicts and we needed to leave for Jiuzhaigou on Saturday instead of Sunday. We ...

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Helping to Spread Environmental Consciousness

Susan and colleagues from the Panda Base eating lunch after a long morning of surveying university students During our first week at the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding, we were introduced to our fantastic team of Chinese colleagues with whom we would be working. We also met Susan Clayton ...

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Xiâu Jian

I received a Chinese name…it is Xiâu Jian, which means Little Jean Now lets talk about the pandas! I’ll start out with a little back ground on myself I love pandas. I received my first panda stuffed animal for Christmas when I was 3. I have always been obsessed with pandas. ...

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Welcome to Chengdu, Land of the Giant Pandas

        The flight to China went smoothly (with the exception of the terminal connection at the horrendous LAX airport) and thankfully all of our luggage awaited us after finally arriving in Chengdu. The wonderful Sarah Bexell was there to great us at the airport along with a ...

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Pandas and Noodles, Oh My!!

From the moment we arrived on the Panda Base, we have been greeted with warmness and kindness. We were then introduced to the main staff and volunteers that we will be working with us during our internship. The first panda sighting was a moment of actual realization that we are in ...

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