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Giant Panda

Ailuropoda melanoleuca (David 1869)

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Ailuropoda melanoleuca (Giant Panda) is a species of Mammalia in the family Ursidae. It is listed as endangered by IUCN and in CITES Appendix I. It is found in the Palearctic. It is a solitary herbivore. Individuals are known to live for 360 months.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/3057/legal
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Giant Panda