Bamboo tunnel to help panda groups reunite
"The project is an active and valuable attempt by WWF and our partners to connect the fragmented habitats in the Qinling Mountains,"
- Dermot O'Gorman, representative of the WWF China Programme.
Shaanxi Province, China - The construction of a national highway 23 years ago separated the two largest giant panda populations in the Qinling Mountains of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province.
The China Programme of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Forestry Department of Shaanxi Province yesterday launched a programme to build up an ecological corridor to reunite the two isolated panda populations.