Who doesn’t love giant pandas? Fortunately, they were recently downgraded from endangered to vulnerable on the global list of species in danger of extinction!
Save the Date! See Born in China in theatres April 21 and Disneynature will give a portion of ticket sales to the World Wildlife Fund in celebration of Earth Day!
With careful conservation tactics there has been an increase in population from 2004-2014 by 17% and there are currently 1,864 giant pandas in the wild in China.
Here are some more interesting facts about Giant Pandas:
- China is the only place in the world where giant pandas live in the wild in the Sichuan, Shaannxi and Gansu province where there is a lot of bamboo, their favorite food
- Giant pandas are black and white and their distinct coloring helps them spot each other when it comes to mating
- Giant pandas stand between 5’2” and 6’2” and males weigh 190-275 pounds, while females weigh 155-220 pound and live from 14-20 years in the wild
Moviegoers who see Disneynature’s “Born in China”during opening week (April21-27,2017) will help protect wild pandas and snow leopards in China. Based on opening-week attendance, Disneynature, via the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, will make a contribution to the World Wildlife Fund.
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