Wednesday, February 28, 2007

The Panda Whisperer

I was attempting to clean out the ginourmous inbox folder of my email program last night and I ran into the photo and story below. It is now February and the wee Pandas will be starting Panda Kindergarten. I wonder what school you have to go to be a Panda Kindergarten teacher. How cool would it be to be the equivalent of the Dog Whisperer in China but rather, "The Panda Whisperer." I could do that. Yep, you-betchya.

Doesn't this photo just make you all snuggly and warm all over? I suddenly have the urge to make baby talk.

"The Sichuan Wolong Panda Protection and Breed Center is dealing with the results of a breeding boom -- 16 pandas have been born since July, 2006. The brood includes five sets of twins. The heaviest tips the scale at just over 24 pounds, while the lightest weighs about 11 pounds. The pandas are due to stop suckling by February, 2007 just about the time they'll start learning to walk. Once weaned, the panda cubs will attend panda kindergarten. In the meantime, more little ones are expected at the center since 38 giant pandas were artificially impregnated."


voyageur said...

That's just so cute that it defies comment.... oops.

Dorky Dad said...

Wow. That is a lot of teddy bears. That guy must be really good at carnival games.

Mary said...

Things that make you go awwwwwwww.

They are adorable! I even like the blue one. :-)

Sizzle said...

they almost look not real. i want to squeeze them. :)