Posts Tagged: Pandas

Let's Drag Bears Down To Our Level!

"After her companion was moved away, Sijia the panda became lonely and depressed so zoo staff have provided her with her own TV. When Sijia's companion, Meixi, was moved away from their zoo in China last week, the zoo keepers noticed her becoming depressed and not eating properly. So on Monday, worried staff at the Yunnan Wild Animal Park moved in some new company for the lonely panda – a new television."


My Doomed Attempt To Make Jjajangmyeon At Home

A series about foods we miss and our quests to recreate them.

When I was little my father used to take me and my brothers into L.A.'s Koreatown after Korean Church. We would often stop by the Joonggook jip (Korean-Chinese restaurant) for a steaming bowl of my favorite lunch, jjajangmyeon, a roasted black soybean sauce served over hand-pulled thick wheat noodles. My father would always tuck a paper napkin under my chin, since the inky sauce was liable to leave flecky dark-brown stains on my white Sunday shirt.

Now I'm grown, and I no longer feel comfortable wearing a makeshift bib in public. To avoid visible stains I [...]


Scottish Penguins Do Bad Thing

Good morning! "PANDA fans are kicking up a stink — because they're being bombarded by PENGUIN POO. Visitors queuing to see star attractions Sweetie and Sunshine at Edinburgh Zoo are being pelted by the smelly droppings…. A 41-year-old visitor told us: 'We were queuing to see the pandas when a man in front shouted — he'd been hit by a big dollop of poo. It was disgusting.'"


Dancing Panda Bear

Believe it or not, if you make a viral video of a bear dancing to rap music, that does not necessarily mean that the editors of this website will automatically post it. In fact, even if you have argued with them for longer than it took to even make the video and upload it to YouTube, they still won't agree to post it. But you know what, sometimes you have to take matters into your own hands and share your gift with the world. So I present to you: "Dancing Panda Bear" by David Cho.


The Man Who Wants To Destroy The Pandas

BBC presenter Chris Packham has caused controversy by suggesting that we let pandas-nature's most adorable creatures-shuffle off this mortal coil. "Here is a species that, of its own accord, has gone down an evolutionary cul-de-sac. It's not a strong species. Unfortunately, it's big and cute and a symbol of the World Wide Fund for Nature and we pour millions of pounds into into panda conservation. I reckon we should pull the plug. Let them go, with a degree of dignity," said Packham of the animals who are just the cutest things in the world. Look at that sleepy baby panda trying to climb in the video there! Who [...]


Animal Fertilization Prompts Internet Discussion

"Pregnant panda: Twitter reacts"


Pandas Would Rather Do Anything Else Than Sex

You can lead a panda to the love tunnel, but you can't make him screw.


PandaCow: The Cow That Looks Like A Panda

It's a cow! It's a panda! It's the result of a genetic manipulation that is a testament to all the super-important uses we are putting Science to these days! It's PandaCow! Man, it's going to be another great year for wacky animal stories, I just know it.


The Very Hungry Panda Bear

We will forgo the usual discussion as to whether pandas are actually bears-they are not-to note that, whatever side of the debate you come down on, you've got to admit they do home invasions much more adorably than their ursine counterparts.


Baby Panda Cub Goes "Wheeeeee"

Your forecast for the day: "Lots of pandas." Yes, August has finally got the best of me. I'm gonna go bang my head against the wall until it knocks something loose. Watch this in the meantime.

Previously In The Awl's Groundbreaking Baby Animal Video Series: Baby Panda Confuses, Disgusts AND: Even more bear videos!


Panda Decides On Sichuan Lamb For Lunch

I told you if you kept trying to make pandas have sex they would turn into bloodthirsty killing machines whose insatiable desire for flesh knows no bounds, but did you listen? No. And now here we are.


Would You Drink Panda Doody Tea?

On the one hand, the tea is very expensive and is made from panda doody. Also, there is no other hand.


Pandas! Pandas! Pandas!

"The boon in panda numbers at the Chengdu centre has largely been attributed to the innovative 'twin swapping' technique. More than half of pandas give birth to two cubs at a time but only care for one. It is assumed that as pandas cannot store fat, they lack the milk or energy to care for more than one cub at a time. Whenever a cub was abandoned after birth, keepers at the Chengdu centre swiftly moved it to an incubator. Panda mothers were tricked into caring for twins as staff stealthily rotated them between their mother and the incubators." —Female giant pandas have an annual fertility period that lasts only [...]


Brainy Panda Bears Make Their Escape, Plot Heist

Watch in amazement as one of the team in this slick panda bear duo distracts their minder while the other conspirator facilitates their egress. Pandas! They will do ANYTHING not to have to have sex with each other!