The pandas are an endangered species, being a target for poaching by locals since ancient times, and by foreigners since they were introduced to the West. Also pandas are threatened by continued habitat loss and by a low birthrate, both in the wild and in captivity. Even so, here is a beautiful slideshow with the birth on a very sweet baby panda.
This morning I had the chance to read a truly amazing and shocking article from a local gossip newspaper. The story is about a six months old baby who got a fine of about 84 dollars for trying to master the art of walking.