Pandas in Chengdu with The Dragon Trip

We spent the morning at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is home to 80 pandas. These 80 pandas are pampered by staff whose primary goal is to get these notoriously low libido animals to reproduce. Pandas only absorb 20% of the bamboo they consume, as malnutrition results in hypothermia they generally eat more but are less active to preserve physical strength. In the afternoon we took a private minibus to the Leshan Buddha. This giant Buddha is … Continue reading Pandas in Chengdu with The Dragon Trip