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khaaan  ·  2713 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A conservation story gone bad - The Advanced Apes

So why pandas and not all the others? not that i want to see pandas die or anything

briandmyers  ·  2713 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's a very good point - the real answer is 'because pandas are cute', of course. But I'd wager that it's more often the less-known, less-cute species that are more important, in terms of retaining a healthy ecosphere.