The inspiration behind WWF's logo came from Chi-Chi, a giant panda that arrived at London Zoo in 1961, the same year WWF established.
:: Evolution of WWF Panda Logo via http://www.worldwildlife.org/ ::
Giant pandas are on the brink of extinction, with just over 1,000 pandas left in the world, although there might be a little silver lining for the endangered species, with scientists hoping to increase wild panda population to 5,000 by 2025. *source
Speaking of silver linings, I have a grey WWF t-shirt with its world universal trademark panda logo printed on the front.
To celebrate the endangered beauty associated with the world's most prominent conservation organisation, I have embroidered silver thread to the outline of sweet little panda face. I didn't have enough thread to to give him a complete make-over, a sparkly face will have to do...
:: Silver Faced World Wildlife Fund Panda T-shirt ::
"I live in a zoo that is true
however China is my home
We Pandas are becoming extinct
freely we do not roam"
Extract from poem by Linda L. Chew