58 Panda Cubs Bred and Survived in 2017
Chengdu Shangbao | release time：November 7th,2017
On November 7, 2017, the 2017 Annual Conference of Chinese Committee of Breeding Techniques for Giant Pandas took place in Chengdu, attended by over 260 representatives from both home and abroad.
The Conference announced that as of October 6, various organizations have bred a total of 63 panda cubs, of which 58 have survived, raising species number to 520, Of the 12 bred at Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding, 11 survived. 42 cubs have survived at China Conservation and Research Centre for the Giant Panda. Giant pandas currently residing in France, the United States, Japan, Spain, Belgium and Austria have all successfully gave birth. The global population of captive bred giant pandas has grown rapidly and is approaching the 600 target. But the quality of the captive bred population still has much room for improvement, and there is still an urgent needto increase the density of the population.