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Issue:ISSN 1000-7083
          CN 51-1193/Q
Director:Sichuan Association for Science and Technology
Sponsored by:Sichuan Society of Zoologists; Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation; Sichuan Association of Wildlife Conservation; Sichuan University
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Group Quantity and Habitat Movement of Giant Panda in Tangjiahe Nature Reserve
Author of the article:OU Wei-fu1, XIAN fang-hai1, CHEN Wan-li1, LIU Xiao-geng1, LI Jian-guo2, ZHANG Li-ming3, FANG Sheng-g
Author's Workplace:(1.Management Office of Tangjiahe Nature Reserve, Qingchuan, Sichuan Province 628109; 2.Protection Office of Forestry Department in Sichuan Province, Chengdu 610081; 3.Sichuan Wildlife Survey, Conservation and Management Station, Chengdu 610081; 4. Bioengineering Institute in Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058; 5.Department of Biology in Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064)
Key Words:giant panda; group quantity; habitat; natural calamity
Abstract:A total number of 124 samples of fresh excrements of giant panda were collected by the method of elevation road in Tangjiahe Nature Reserve according to the seasonal movement regularity. The DNA were extracted from the samples and DNA fingerprint drawn. Through examination, the results showed that in the zone, there were 37 giant pandas including 6 family groups, 21 females and 16 males, and the ratio between individual quantity and collected excrements quantity was 13.3514. The environment quality, diseased bamboo and the affection of the flood to habitat of giant panda in the zone were expounded. Particularly, the cause which led to the decrease of giant panda quantity and habitat movement were analysed in detail.
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