Topic: pandas

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Pictures of the Week: Aug. 8 — Aug. 15

From the tragic death of Robin Williams and violent riots in Ferguson, Mo. to a balloon festival in Bristol and a dog show in Helsinki, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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China PandasChina Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP) owns both the Ya'an Bifengxia panda base, where you'll be working on this expedition, and the Wolong National Nature Reserve wilderness training site.
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Inside The (Not So) Secret World of Pandas

Unique, shy, and drifting towards extinction, pandas still remain a recognizable symbol of conservation worldwide. Photographer Ami Vitale accompanied a crew from PBS and National Geographic Television to the mountainous region of Sichuan Province, China to document giant pandas that are slated to be released into the wild at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda at Wolong.

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Pictures of the Week: February 21 – February 28

From tens of thousands gathering in Kiev’s Independence square, to a rare meeting of North and South Koreans, and hundreds of tiny pandas packed into a Chinese theater to a Japanese island inhabited by bunnies, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Pictures of the Week: November 22 – November 29

From the Pope meeting Putin and the Central African Republic nearing the brink of civil war to Cyber Monday preparations and passing the Olympic Flame under water, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Pictures of the Week: September 20 – September 27

From the Westgate Shopping Center massacre and Yankee closer Mariano Rivera’s final home game to a new island that emerged from the sea and a crib-full of baby pandas, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Breeders take care of giant panda cubs inside a crib at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu
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Tiny Giants

In TIME’s photo of the day, giant pandas breed like rabbits.

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Pictures of the Week: September 13 – September 20

From the Washington Navy Yard shooting and the second Occupy Wall Street anniversary to tiger-men and rabbit-women, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Pictures of the Week: April 19 – April 26

From funerals and prayer vigils in Boston and a deadly garment factory collapse in Bangladesh to the legalization of gay marriage in France and a giant inflatable pig in China, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Pictures of the Week: March 22 – March 29

From deliberations over gay marriage and the meeting of two Popes to the handing over of Bagram prison in Afghanistan and pandas in flight, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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