A panda-themed library is being built in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, home of the endangered bear.
Located in the Chengdu Panda Road Primary School in the provincial capital Chengdu, it is expected to open in 2018.
Principal of the school Zhang Mingrong said the facility will be able to house thousands of books and audio and video tapes on giant pandas in different languages.
The idea of the library came from several third graders at the school and was approved by the local government.
The display area will be divided into different zones for Asia, Europe, the Americas, Africa and Oceania.
The library has asked potential donors, including panda-loving