Chengdu Panda Base is also referred as Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. It is a non-profit entity; and apart from pandas, it is also the breeding facility for some rare animals. Founded in 1987, Chengdu Panda Base is situated in Chengdu, Sichuan, People's Republic of China.
From Few to Many Pandas
Chengdu Panda Base initially had six giant pandas. These were saved from the wild and brought here. By the time the year 2008 year arrived, Chengdu Panda Base was proud to tell it has one hundred twenty four pandas’ births. The population of captive pandas in Chengdu Panda Base had also reached eighty three during the same year.
The goal of Chengdu Panda Base is to establish itself as a top-notch research facility, international educational tourism destination and conservation education center.
Chengdu Panda Base has partnerships with several organizations. Some of them are Zoo Atlanta; Liverpool University, England, UK; San Diego Zoo, California, USA; Adventure World in Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan; Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland, UK; Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan; North of England Zoological Society, England, UK; National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C., USA; Toronto Zoo, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; East Bay Zoological Society, Oakland, California, USA; University of Japan; National Institute of Health/National Cancer Institution, USA etc.
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