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What is the history of pandas?

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October 25, 2017 10:19PM

The West first learned of the giant panda on 11 March 1869, when the French missionary Armand David received a skin from a hunter. The first Westerner known to have seen a living giant panda is the German zoologist Hugo Weigold, who purchased a cub in 1916.

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March 08, 2010 11:56AM

The wild pandas were first found in 1928