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China Saves the Giant Panda — For Now

By Yuan Suwen and Coco Feng

(Beijing) — It's official: The giant panda is no longer an endangered species.

After decades of hard work by the Chinese government and conservationists, the population of this iconic animal has rebounded to a level that the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) considers large enough not to warrant the "endangered" label.

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