Pandas sent back to China over bamboo shortage

Bamboo shortage sends pandas back to China

years ahead of schedule

Location: Calgary, Canada

Calgary Zoo has been unable to import

enough bamboo to feed two giant pandas

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because of flight restrictions globally

The pandas arrived in Canada in 2014

Courtesy: Fedex

as part of a 10-year agreement

But the pair are being sent back to China

where they’ll find an abundance of bamboo

Bamboo makes up 99% of a giant panda’s diet

They consume around 88 lbs of it per day

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