Chinese electrician films close encounter with wild panda spotted crossing river

An electrician filmed their close encounter with a wild panda spotted a crossing river in southern China. The video was filmed in Tianquan County in Sichuan Province on February 17, shows an around 100-kilogram wild giant panda crossing a river. According to an electrician named Li, he worked in the area for 20 years and it was the first time he saw a wild panda. Experts said it is easier to spot wild pandas as it is during migration time for them. According to a survey in 2015, there were 1,864 pandas in the wild in China, the number of which increased 16.8% than that in a survey released in 2013. The video was provided by local media with permission.