China cares about the giant panda but not babies

 A leading international group has taken the giant panda off its endangered list thanks to decades of conservation efforts, but China’s government discounted the move Monday, saying it did not view the status of the country’s beloved symbol as any less serious.

The International Union for Conservation of Nature said in a report released Sunday that the panda is now classified as a “vulnerable” instead of “endangered” species, reflecting its growing numbers in the wild in southern China. It said the wild panda population jumped to 1,864 in 2014 from 1,596 in 2004, the result of work by Chinese agencies to enforce poaching bans and expand forest reserves.

( Billy’s thoughts- I think the giant panda are cool animals. However is it not an outrage that the leaders of China are concerned about this animal , but in their nation they have force abortions. Read the rest of the above story here. )

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