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27 Jun

Panda for a pet, anyone?

Ever since my first visit to China last year, I’ve been dying to see the home of the panda in Chendgu, Sichuan. While pandas can be seen in zoos across the world, Chengdu is a natural sanctuary and inhabits 80 of the 1600 wild pandas left in the world. To see pandas and to “hug a panda” was number one on my MUST DO in China list this year. And I’m extremely lucky to have found Ao Li Ao, the 9 month old cub, and experience the once in a lifetime opportunity of interacting with this incredibly soft and noble, lovable and harmless giant of an animal. It was love at first sight. Yes, it does seem like Ao Li Ao...
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