Panda-albino in the wild, prirodata: Xinhuanet.com
Rare large Panda albino photographed in the nature reserve of Wenchuan-Oolong tea in the Chinese province of Sichuan. It is the first image of such an animal in the wild, reports the South China Morning Post.
Automatic camera installed in the forest captured a bear in a bamboo mid-April. His body no dark spots, and eyes pink.
Researcher Li Chen from the University of Beijing said that the age of the animal is one to two years. “Panda looks strong and is going smoothly is a sign that a genetic mutation could not too much to complicate his life”, — quotes the words of the scientist, the Agency “Xinhua”. He, however, noted that such animals are easier to spot predators and they are more difficult to tolerate bright sunlight.
The giant Panda is omnivorous mammal of the bear family. Inhabits the mountainous regions of Central China. Up to 2016 were considered an endangered species, at the moment — vulnerable. The animal is a symbol of China and is under the protection of the state for killing Panda death penalty.
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