The China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda (CCRCGP) at Dujiangyan Base in Sichuan Province, is one of three centers for rescuing and breeding the endangered species managed by CCRCGP.
Dujiangyan Base is the nearest center to Chengdu, some 60 km from the city. The center has a clear mission to save and increase the giant panda population as well as having patrol and rescue teams monitoring wild panda populations.
The base now has some 20 giant pandas in captivity. Each panda lives and thrives in its own large enclosure complete with indoor and outdoor areas. The younger pandas have designated nannies who take care of them around the clock.