Panda fact - fossil distribution
In Miocene that is about 8 -9 million years ago, the primal panda appeared on earth. Whereafter, in early Pleistocene, the Ailuropoda Micrta appeared, and some fossils of them were found at Liucheng of Guangxi province, Luoding of Guangdong province, Wushan of Sichuan province, Yangxian of Shaanxi province and Yuanmo of Yunnan province. Till the mid and late of Pleistocene, the giant panda has developed to the floruit. The appearance of Ailuropoda Milanoleuea Daconi, which had distributed widely in 16 provinces and cities in the southwest, south, central and northwest China including Zhou Koudian of Beijing, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Henan, Anhui, Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Fujian, Taiwan, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Guizhou, Sichuan, Yunnan, and also in some other countries like Vietnam and North Burma.