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Conservationists: Giant Pandas in China No Longer 'Endangered,' but Eastern Gorillas Near Extinction

Conservationists have good news for one beloved species of mammals, and bad news for another. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature said Sunday that giant pandas are no longer "endangered" in China. The experts meeting in Honolulu thanked the Chinese government's intense conservation program and bamboo reforestation for helping save one of its icons. "When push comes to shove, the Chinese have done a really good job with pandas,"...

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