Panda: An intimate portrait of one of the world's most elusive creatures

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The charismatic appearance of the giant panda has made it one of the most popular animals in the world. It is also one of the most endangered, with estimates suggesting that just 1,000 are left in their natural habitat. Heather Angel has probably taken more photographs of pandas than any other living photographer. In this charming collection of images, she creates a unique and intimate portrait of these engaging and reclusive creatures. The full color photography is accompanied by engaging and informative, text ...

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Overview

The charismatic appearance of the giant panda has made it one of the most popular animals in the world. It is also one of the most endangered, with estimates suggesting that just 1,000 are left in their natural habitat. Heather Angel has probably taken more photographs of pandas than any other living photographer. In this charming collection of images, she creates a unique and intimate portrait of these engaging and reclusive creatures. The full color photography is accompanied by engaging and informative, text giving an insight into the way of life and behavior of this iconic animal.

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Wildlife Activist
A collection of stunning photos of pandas in the wild plus text concerning their habitat, behavior, and conservation status. Includes a small section on the Red Panda, but deals mostly with the more familiar Giant Panda.
Booknews
Wildlife photographer and zoologist Angel presents rare photos of pandas in their natural reserves. She also relates details of the panda's eating habits, habitat, and behaviors, as well as conservation issues relating to its survival and its endangered species status. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781435111059
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/31/2009
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.88 (w) x 10.02 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Meet the Author

Heather Angel is a biologist and leading wildlife photographer who has made many trips to China to photograph the wildlife, plants and natural landscapes. She is author of over fifty books, including two previous books on pandas. Heather runs her own photo library, Natural Visions.

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  • Posted April 9, 2010

    A Must for Panda Lovers

    This book features BEAUTIFUL pictures and tons of info about pandas. We bought this for my daughter's friend's birthday (her favorite animal is a panda) and she loved it!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 29, 2009

    Pandas

    I purchased Pandas for my 6 year-old grandson for Christmas so he hasn't seen it yet. I showed it to his mom and she just loved it and said he would too. There are lots of pictures and lots of information.

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