A Littleton-based nonprofit is the new adoptive parent of the world’s only captive brown giant panda.
A ceremony was held last week to honor the role of Pandas International at a research center for giant panda breeding in northwest China.
The panda, named Qizai, was born in 2009 but was only about 2 months old when he was abandoned by his mother — a traditional black-and-white panda — in a nature reserve in Qinling Mountains in central China, according to researchers.
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