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© Provided by Xinhua | A giant panda cub plays at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

XI'AN, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- In 2020, four panda cubs were born in the panda breeding and research center in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, including twin cubs. They have been growing well under the good care of keepers.

Giant pandas are one of the world's most endangered species and live mainly in the mountains of northern Sichuan Province, as well as in southern parts of Gansu and Shaanxi provinces.

The number of giant pandas in captivity worldwide reached 633 in 2020.

© Provided by Xinhua | A giant panda cub plays at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | A giant panda cub plays at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | Giant panda cubs play at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | A giant panda cub plays at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | Giant panda cubs play at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | A keeper takes care of a giant panda cub at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | A giant panda cub plays at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | A keeper takes care of a giant panda cub at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

© Provided by Xinhua | A giant panda cub plays at the Qinling breeding and research center for the giant panda in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 22, 2021. (Xinhua/Zhang Bowen)

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