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Song Hye Kyo, Panda Ambassador

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Actress Song Hye Kyo became Asia’s first-ever panda ambassador.

Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo

On June 4, Song was appointed the position and visited a panda reserve in Chengdu Sichuan. There, she spent time outdoors with the great panda and gained knowledge on the animal. Two days later in Beijing, she received a qualification certificate and plaque.

Of her experience she said, “I’ve only seen pandas through photos or documentaries up to this point so it seems like a dream to see them directly like this. I’m feeling about having this good opportunity and being able to help at least a little. There are also many animals within Korea that need protection and I particularly have a lot of interest in the [Eurasian river] otter, a Korean natural treasure (endangered subspecies).”

Song Hye Kyo will lead efforts to raise funds for the recovery of panda habitats that were destroyed by last year’s earthquake.

The giant panda is one of the world’s most endangered species with less than 2500 in number.

Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo

Song Hye Kyo

Source: Star News

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Written by KP

June 9, 2009 at 7:41 pm

Posted in Celebrities, Good Deeds

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  1. omgggg the last picture…sooo cute..the panda is admiring her!

    femmefataleartemis

    June 9, 2009 at 8:15 pm

  2. I love pandas!! good for her!

    bora08

    June 9, 2009 at 11:10 pm

  3. beautifuly of panda……….song hye kyo luphe

    memey

    March 30, 2010 at 4:26 am

  4. she is verry beauty full for song hye kyo

    sajith

    April 10, 2010 at 7:05 am


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