Bao Bao the Panda Makes Debut in China

After spending 30 days in quarantine, Bao Bao, the 3-year-old panda from the National Zoo in Washington, made her first public appearance at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in Sichuan Province on Friday. The panda has been settling in to her new home, learning Mandarin and snacking on wowotou, or steamed cornbread buns, in place of the biscuits she got in the U.S. The crowd gathered for a ceremony on Friday was excited to see Bao Bao, but she wasn’t impressed as she sat on her playground eating bamboo. — Read it at The New York Times

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