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Taipei Zoo April´s Fool prank about pandas in Taiwan

Discussion in 'Taiwan' started by Dan, 3 Apr 2009.

  1. Dan

    Dan Well-Known Member

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    Just read about this April´s Fool prank in Taiwan and thought it was pretty funny. It is from an article in Taipe Times and I quote:

    "Taiwan-China relations were dealt a severe setback yesterday when it was found that Taipei Zoo’s “pandas” are not what they seem.
    Zookeepers discovered at feeding time yesterday that the two pandas are in fact Wenzhou brown forest bears that had been dyed to create the panda’s distinctive black-and-white appearance."

    The whole article:

    http://www.taipeitimes.com/images/2009/04/01/TT-980401-P13-IB.pdf