Rare brown panda caught on camera
A brown giant panda has been spotted on camera in a nature reserve in northwest China’s Shaanxi province, the provincial forestry administration said on March 29. The panda was captured on camera in the Changqing National Nature Reserve in Yangxian county, Shaanxi, on March 11. The world’s first brown panda was discovered in 1985 in the Qinling Mountains. The Qinling giant panda is a subspecies of giant panda first recognized in 2005. It has a smaller and rounder skull, shorter snout and less fur than the more familiar Sichuan subspecies.