A baby panda's growing process is interesting but very difficult, because they are extremely fragile and can easily get sick and die. At breeding centers, 90% of baby pandas can survive nowadays, compared to no more than 30% in the 1960s.
The Giant Panda is an endangered species. According to the latest report, China has 239 giant pandas in captivity (128 of them in Wolong and 67 in Chengdu), and another 27 pandas living outside the country.
Because inside most treehuggers lies a little child who's awed by the wonders of nature, here are some great photos documenting the first three months of a panda bear's life.