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For news of the Pandas, and the earthquake see: http:/​/​news.​yahoo.​com/​s/​afp/​20080513/​sc_afp/​chinaquakepandas_080513072840Worryingly, there was still no news from Wenchuan County, the mountainous region at the epicentre, more than nine hours after the disaster struck.
All lines of communication were cut with the county, which has apopulation of 112,000 and is home to the Wolong Nature Reserve, China'sleading research and breeding base for endangered giant pandas.