A Numbers Puzzle

October 2004
Weekly Reader News - Edition 4;10/8/2004, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p4
Explores scientists' census of giant pandas in China. Estimated number of endangered pandas; Effect of human activity on the habitat of pandas; Technology used by scientists to track pandas; Protection of pandas.


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