A group of scientists found the remains of a 22,000-year-old giant panda in China that belongs to a lineage hitherto unknown, according to a study published today in the journal Current Biology. The analysis of the remains found in the Cizhutuo cave in the Chinese province of Guangxi revealed that the separation of this giant panda and that of the current pandas occurred about 183,000 years ago, according to the calculations of the researchers of the Academy of Sciences of China

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