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Bamboo Shortage Threatens Pandas in China (AP) PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 29 March 2005 00:21

Many people don't realise that many species of Bamboo flower in synchrony world-wide and then die, with implications not only for the humans who depend on them:

AP - Giant pandas in western China could be at risk of starvation because the bamboo plants that they eat are beginning to die off in a cycle that happens about every 60 years, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday.

(Via Yahoo)