Pandas at Play
A must for Sichuan are the pandas. The region now has 50 reserves for pandas as the earthquake in 2008 devastated much of the natural region, especially with the bamboo. We visited the reserve at Ya'an and were delighted with the young pandas having fun. Although disappointed not to really have a chance to find in the wild, China seems to be providing these effective reserves as the grounds were well tended and all the pandas in suitable environments.