Photo: Panda Sanctuary in China Named World Heritage Site



A giant panda feeds in the Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuary in southwestern China. The sanctuary, which is home to more than 30 percent of the world's wild giant pandas, has been named a World Heritage site by the United Nations.

Photograph courtesy IUCN/David Sheppard


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