05 Dec '11, 7am

Are Two Giant Pandas Worth $10 Million? | Care2 Causes

Are Two Giant Pandas Worth $10 Million? | Care2 Causes

Tian Tian (Sweetie) and Yang Guang (Sunlight), the two giant pandas I wrote about here last month arrived in Edinburgh, Scotland, this weekend from their home in China. Edinburgh Zoo’s newest residents arrived in freezing, snowy weather and settled into their new home – the first giant pandas to live in the UK for 17 years. Years Of Diplomacy And Planning From the BBC : The arrival follows years of diplomacy and consultation with conservationists. But first came the not inconsiderable task of moving the creatures 5,000 miles (8,050km) from the Ya’an reserve in Chengdu, China. Dave Lange, managing director of aircraft charters for FedEx Express, which transported the pandas, said the nine-hour flight required 21 months of co-ordination with three teams of specialists in three countries. As with any operation to move rare animals, he said logistics was everything. “It takes ...

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Pair of China pandas depart Chengdu for Edinburgh

Pair of China pandas depart Chengdu for Edinburgh

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An Army of Giant Rats Unearths Peace in Africa | Care2 Causes

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Secret Santa Passes Out $100 Bills | Care2 Causes

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