The World Wildlife Fund estimates that there were 1,600 pandas in the wild as of 2004. This figure is based on the work of researchers who spent several years in the mountains of China. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Pandas

As of 2015, the majority of American ginseng is exported to China, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. American ginseng is valued in the Chinese market for its "cool" nature, as opposed to the "hot" nature of ... More » World View Social Sciences Economics

American alligators live in the southeastern portion of the United States, with largest populations residing in Florida and Louisiana. The Chinese alligator is native to China. More »

Although they prefer to avoid conflicts, giant pandas can protect themselves in several different ways if threatened, including swatting with their strong arms and sharp claws or biting with their powerful jaws and large... More »

According to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park, 99 percent of the giant panda’s diet is comprised of bamboo. However, they occasionally eat other grasses, rodents or deer. In captivity, pandas are given sweet pota... More »

Habitat loss is one of the main reasons why the population of giant pandas in the wild remains low and the species remains on the International Union for the Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species. Due t... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Pandas

Activist groups like the World Wildlife Fund are working to prevent poaching, protect tiger habitats, decrease the demand for tiger products and increase education and awareness about tigers in local communities to help ... More »