Adventures in Asia

by Greg & Francie

Playtime for Pandas

Today I watched the Panda keepers and interns play and exercise the Panda cubs. 

Now for a slide action sequence. I hope you can handle it.

Panda at top of the slide

Geronimo!

Panda cub in middle of slide

I better get a freaking treat for that.

Panda cub done with slide

This keeper is getting the Panda cub to stand on his hind legs to stengthen them. Or maybe I am wrong about all this ethical stuff and he is being trained to perform in a circus!

Cub getting fed on his hind feet

This Panda decided to come down from the stump to get his milk.

Panda cub coming down for milk

Unfortunately, one Panda got a shot during playtime. They make little crying yelps when stuff like this happens to them (or when another cub starts gnawing on them).

Panda cub gets shots

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August 6, 2007 - Posted by | China, Panda, Travel, Wildlife, Wolong

1 Comment »

  1. That shot of the panda divebombing down the slide is awesome. They never show you that in nature documentaries!

    Comment by Justine | August 8, 2007 | Reply


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