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Panda Blood Collection @ Fuzhou Panda World

Posted by Jeroen Jacobs | Date: 2012 03 26 | In: Fuzhou Panda World


Fuzhou Panda World and the other panda centers have been working on establishing a Giant Panda blood bank in order to have blood to treat pandas suffering from severe anemia, diseases, loss of blood from a fight or, like humans, blood transfusion treatment.
On these pictures experts at Fuzhou Panda World are showing the process involved in collecting about 420 ml (about 14 FL. OZ.) from a young healthy panda in Fuzhou on March 24, 2012. As a precaution a tank of oxygen was brought into the room where the blood was collected.


Source: http://roll.sohu.com/20120325/n338824326.shtml
Source: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/photo/2012-03/27/content_14922098_4.htm

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