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“Age of Pandas” exhibition opens in Chongqing

Date: 2019.01.30 Author: Celia Tang

Recently, the “Age of Pandas - the Past and Present of Giant Panda” exhibition opens in Chongqing Natural History Museum, which will last until April 28th. With 1,600 square meters’ exhibition area, visitors can explore the secrets and the evolutionary process of panda.


When the visitors enter the exhibition hall, the plastination panda sample Xin Ni'er comes into view, which died from duodenal obstruction in 2016. China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda and Mysterious Life Museum jointly made the world’s first plastination panda sample elaborately. The plastination sample is nontoxic and tasteless and also shows its inner structure. Visitors can view its fur, skin, skeleton and viscera.


This exhibition has different themes, which featured “Big events of panda”, “Reveal giant panda”, “Evolution of Giant Panda” and “Giant panda protection”. The collected panda fossils in different evolution phases, samples of live panda and fossil models of ancient human tell the story about panda for over the past 8 million years. The exhibition is also equipped with various multimedia facilities, such as 3D animation, installation art, which provide a stereo and immersive experience for visitors.