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Pandas may look the same, but they’re not

Black-and-white pandas might look like each other, but there are two kinds of pandas living in China though even panda lovers can’t tell the difference.

According to China Central Television, pandas in southwest China’s Sichuan Province look more like bears while those in Qinling in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province are closer to cats in appearance.

Sichuan pandas have bigger and longer heads while Qinling pandas have round heads with short mouths.

The pandas not only come from different places but also belong to two subspecies. DNA research shows they haven’t interacted with each other for around 300,000 years.

Read more in Shanghai Daily

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