08:02 GMT25 February 2021
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    The animal appears to be “physically strong with a steady gait.”

    Wildlife cameras in China’s Sichuan Province have for the second time ever captured an extremely rare albino panda – the only known one in the entire world.

    The videos, released on Friday, were initially made in February 2020. They showed the spotless, red-eyed panda with slightly golden and white fur wandering in the Wolong National Nature Reserve.

    ​The animal was for the first time spotted in 2019 in the same region. China’s state-run media reported back then that the panda was believed to be between one and two years old and seemed to be “in good health.”

    ​A year since, the panda has grown significantly, with its white fur now having a touch of gold, said Li Sheng, a Peking University researcher and a specialist in bears. He noted that the albino panda was still in good shape, “physically strong with a steady gait.” 

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