PARK Putrajaya Wetland is located in Precinct 3, adding his reputation as a habitat for flora and fauna when the pair pandas from China will be placed in there about a year from now.
Despite the futuristic construction of buildings in the Federal Government Administrative Centre, Wetland Park still save 32 rare species of fruits, 32 species of trees forest, 48 species of forest plants and 45 kinds of plants and shrubs in an area of 197 hectares.
man made park also has a family of nine of the 12 species of mammals, 10 families from 11 species of herpetofauna, 15 species of insects, 17 species 39 families of fish and 108 species of birds.According to the Putrajaya Corporation president, Osman, where lucky visitors get to see many species of migratory birds from the North Pole or South Pole as well as birds from the National Zoo is said to often commute to the park.
Thursday, Samsudin led a delegation from the China Wildlife Conservation Association (CWCA), including its Secretary General, Zang Chunlin visited the park. He also gave an explanation of the type of bamboo that will become food for the pandas there later.Press recently reported that China will lend a pair of pandas to Malaysia for a period of 10 years to commemorate the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
the only giant panda in China is the conservation of endangered animals and their numbers are currently only around 1.600 pieces.
Temperature In order to implement the transfer of the giant panda, the Malaysian government will provide a special exhibit at the Wetland Park, complete with infrastructure which is similar to the original pair of giant panda habitat, including the setting temperature of less than 24 degrees Celsius.In addition, aspects of nutrition and diet of the giant panda will be the main focus. A total of five species of bamboo have been identified as a diet for the panda couple and the cultivation of selected species of bamboo will be implemented gradually in the park. Acceptance of panda pair is also expected to accelerate this country’s ecotourism sector. Based on the experience of Thailand, in the first year when the panda is placed in the country, about 900,000 tourists visited the panda placement in Thailand vaulting the country’s tourism sector. the same impact is expected to be felt by Malaysia. Through this conservation effort, Malaysia had the opportunity to conduct research on giant pandas as well as increase local expertise through technology transfer provided by China, especially in the artificial breeding, genetics and study giant panda habitat. Malaysia optimistic that focus on implementing national biodiversity conservation efforts such as the Malayan tiger and the orang utan will not be affected by panda conservation efforts in Malaysia. Through the National Tiger Action Plan, the government believes that to increase the tiger population to 1,000 by 2020 would be achieved. In addition, the presence of pairs sensation ‘that will further enhance public awareness about giant panda conservation efforts and to encourage them to appreciate the uniqueness and importance of wildlife conservation and biodiversity in Malaysia. According to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, a national competition to name the giant panda will be held to encourage Malaysians to know the unique animal. For more information about this competition can be obtained by visiting www.nre.gov.my .
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