pandas

Giant Pandas Are No Longer Endangered

Giant Pandas Are No Longer Endangered

By the mercy of some higher power, the giant panda — an oversized mashup between a raccoon and a sloth whose offspring can’t poop on their own — is no longer endangered. At a meeting of the World Conservation Congress in Hawaii this weekend, experts took giant pandas off the…

Panda Blood Might Contain A Secret Weapon For Battling Superbugs

Panda Blood Might Contain A Secret Weapon For Battling Superbugs

Conservationists have long been working to prevent pandas from going extinct. And their efforts might now have a renewed focus as researchers from the Life Sciences College of Nanjing Agricultural University have discovered an antibody in panda blood that’s extremely effective at killing fungus and bacteria.