Giant panda Shulan arrives at "nursing home" for elderly pandas in China’s Chengdu

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2017/3/17 14:53:54

Highlights: Giant panda Shulan arrived at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Shulan will undergo a comprehensive physical examination at the base once it has acclimatized to its new surroundings. A careful management and health care program has been devised to ensure Shulan remains healthy over its twilight years, according to staff at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda. Photos: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

  • Giant panda Shulan arrives at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

  • Giant panda Shulan arrives at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

  • A female staff member observes the behavior of giant panda Shulan at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

  • Giant panda Shulan stands in its enclosure at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

  • A female staff member interacts with giant panda Shulan at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

  • Giant panda Shulan familiarizes itself with its enclosure at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

  • A female staff member interacts with giant panda Shulan at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, the world's only "nursing home" for elderly pandas, on March 16, 2017. Photo: Courtesy of China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda






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