National Panda Day: 10 photos that will make you love these endangered animals

By Amanda Cochran - Social Media Producer
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A giant panda eats bamboo at a panda research base on June 29, 2015 in Ya'an, China. China's Sichuan province is home to the majority of the the world's nearly 1,900 endangered giant pandas.

HOUSTON - Happy National Panda Day!

The day is to celebrate and protect one of the world's most endangered animals. 

To celebrate, here are several photos of the beloved animals and, if you'd like to help the species, here are a two organizations working to aid pandas. 


Pandas International

Zoo de Beauval

France's first baby panda celebrates his one-year anniversary Saturday with a birthday cake composed of bamboo, honey, apples, oranges, strawberries and lemons.

Beauval Zoo


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Atlanta Zoo via CNN

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Zoo Atlanta via CNN

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