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SF panel advances plan to seek private funds for panda project as critics voice concerns

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A committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has approved a resolution that would allow city departments, including the mayor’s office, to solicit donations from private philanthropic groups to help fund the costly endeavor of hosting giant pandas from China at the San Francisco Zoo.

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Where can I pet a panda in China?

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​ The few americans zoos that had pandas never let people touch the pandas. I have heard of "panda nannies" submitted by /u/PandasHaveSex [link] [comments] Are there places in China that allow you to volunteer to care for them and in exchange, get to pet them?

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Were the pandas poorly treated by Edinburgh zoo?

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Also seems very cruel that the zoo tried to so many failed and forced artificial insemination procedures on her simply to try and make extra money from cubs as apparently they were paying a million dollars a year just in loan fees to display the pandas. Wondering if anyone has further information or insight around this?

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If Pandas and Tigers were to ever coexist in the exact same habitat, what would the relationship between the two animals likely be?

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Both animals inhabit China, but different parts of China (Pandas mainly inhabit the bamboo forests of Southwestern and Northwestern China, while Tigers mainly inhabit the temperate/tropical forests of Northeastern and Southeastern China).

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Pandas are so cute and I wanna pet them

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It sucks that most sanctuaries in China don't allow you to have a personal encounter with pandas. All I want is to pet a panda just once submitted by /u/PandasHaveSex [link] [comments]

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I want to pet a panda just once

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Pandas are my favorite animal. zoos have pandas (Washington DC zoo and Zoo Atlanta). Obviously they normally don’t let visitors close up to animals but it’s my dream to pet a panda just once. For safety issues, I’d prefer the panda to be in a cage. How do I convince them to let me pet my favorite animal?

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Why are there more pandas in nature reserves than in zoos?

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​ In China, more panda are living in nature reserves than in zoos. If they are living in nature reserves, then people have a hard time seeing them. The only way to see them would be to actively track them down submitted by /u/IgotSmallPenis [link] [comments]

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