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World Wildlife Fund

(Encyclopedia) World Wildlife Fund (WWF), international organization formed to raise money for conservation projects, est. 1961. The international organization, believing that its name no longer…

panda

(Encyclopedia) panda, name for two unrelated nocturnal Asian mammals of the order Carnivora, red pandas, genus Ailurus, and the giant panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca. Red pandas, also known as lesser…

pangolin

(Encyclopedia) pangolin păng-gō´lĭn, armored, toothless mammal of tropical Asia and Africa. Pangolins range in length from 3 to 6 ft (90–180 cm) including the long, broad tail. Their snouts are…

bear

(Encyclopedia) bear, large mammal of the family Ursidae in the order Carnivora, found almost exclusively in the Northern Hemisphere. Bears have large heads, bulky bodies, massive hindquarters, short…

Hsing-Hsing Biography

Hsing-HsingAge: 28 giant panda that was a gift from China to Washington's National Zoo as a goodwill gesture honoring President Nixon's visit to China. He was euthanized after a painful bout…

June 2018 Current Events: US News

Top of Page World News | Science & Technology News | Disaster News The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world…