Photo: Pandas, Tourists Safe After Quake; Local Towns Leveled



Survivors travel along a collapsed mountain road in Wenchuan county near the epicenter of Monday's devastating earthquake on May 14, 2008.

Tourists trapped in a remote earthquake-stricken nature preserve have been confirmed safe today, but nearby mountain villages west of Wenchuan have been almost completely wiped out, observers say.

Photograph by Liu Jin/AFP/Getty Images


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