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Climate Change Threatens Giant Pandas' Bamboo Buffet--and Survival


November 11, 2012

photo of a researcher next to a Qinling panda China's endangered wild pandas may need new dinner reservations--and quickly--based on models that indicate climate change may kill off swaths of bamboo that pandas need to survive. Full Story

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Michigan State University

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