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Scientists in Panda suits? There's method in their madness

China may have a poor record on animal welfare, but the nation’s scientists seem to be serious about preventing the threatened extinction of the Giant Panda. Or are they? When you first see the images of scientists dressed in Disney-like Giant Panda outfits as they interact with young captive pandas, it seems comical. Surely this is [...]
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Giant Pandas Could Be Extinct In 2-3 Generations

News : Huffington Post (5 years ago)

China's giant panda could be extinct in just two to three generations as rapid economic development is infringing on its way of life, state media said on Monday, citing an expert at conservation group WWF. More on Animals Read Post

To Fool Baby Panda, Human-Shaped Chinese Scientists Sport Panda Suits

United States / New York : Daily Intel (4 years ago)

Taking its adorable panda temperature! Human workers from the Hetaoping Research and Conservation Center for the Giant Panda in China prepare a four-month-old giant panda cub for the wild by dressing up in panda suits. Yay!!! Also: ... Read Post

Death Panels For Pandas?

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : The Vine (5 years ago)

Here's the most contrarian thing you'll read all day: Chris Packham, a BBC wildlife expert, suggests that giant pandas should be allowed to shuffle off their adorable mortal coil and go extinct. Seriously. After all, he argues, we'r... Read Post


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