Posts tagged "pandas"

This Panda Faked A Pregnancy For Better Food And AC, Is Smarter Than All Of Us

Yuan Yuan is a giant panda who lives in a zoo in Taipei. She has figured out the best way to game the system: faking a pregnancy for better food,…

Megan Reynolds | July 30, 2015 - 4:09 pm

The Daily Squee: Bao Bao The Panda Rolls Down A Hill, Discovers Snow

I’m sorry, but if you don’t love watching a panda roll down a snowy hill, there’s something wrong with you. Sixteen-month-old panda cub Bao Bao got to experience snow for…

Claire Hannum | January 7, 2015 - 4:00 pm

NYC Zoos Refuse “Expensive” Pandas

Panda lovers, I have good news and bad news. The good is that unbeknownst to most of we oblivious members of the public, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has been busting her ass…

Claire Hannum | December 30, 2014 - 10:40 am

Panda Triplets Turn One Month Old

These little pandas turned one-month old this week! The newborn bears live in a Chinese zoo, where they are believed to be the world’s only set of panda triplets. Sure, they…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Panda Accused Of Faking Pregnancy For Air Conditioning, Extra Bamboo

“Punk’d,” panda edition: Ai Hin, a female bear living at the Chengdu panda preserve in China, had animal researchers thinking she was pregnant. She couldn’t pee on a stick…

Jessica Wakeman | August 27, 2014 - 3:30 pm

The Daily Squee: Pandas Could Be Headed To Central Park!

Move over, abortion rights and raising the minimum wage, because there’s a new political cause that is dear to my heart: bringing pandas to New York City! Next month,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 29, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Terrible News: Baby Pandas Will Not Be Predicting The World Cup

You’re breaking my heart! Just weeks after a panda conservation center announced that pandas would predict the results of the 2014 World Cup a la Paul the octopus, today…

Jessica Wakeman | June 13, 2014 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Squee: Baby Panda Vs. Bamboo

Try as we might, some days we are all this baby panda. [YouTube]…

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The Daily Squee: China Is Recruiting A Panda Nanny

This is my dream job — no exaggeration, my dream job: a panda caretaker at the Giant Panda Protection and Research Center in China. For one year, the panda nanny will…

Jessica Wakeman | May 21, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Life Dream Status: 1,600 Papier-Maché Pandas

No, Jessica, you’re not dreaming. What you’re looking at are 1,600 papier-maché pandas meant to symbolize the remaining great bears still alive in the world. Inspired by the World Wildlife…

Jessica Wakeman | May 8, 2014 - 3:30 pm

No One Is My Friend If They Didn’t Send Me This Video Of A Panda Cub Getting Shots

You mean this baby panda video existed on the Internet for a full 24 hours before I saw it on HyperVocal? You mean no one else noticed that the almost-eight-week-old

Jessica Wakeman | October 20, 2013 - 9:00 am

15 Reasons Why Baby Animal Photos Are Better Than Real Babies

The photos released of a gaggle of painfully adorable baby pandas in China this week has left me a little more obsessed than usual with all things baby and furry. In…

Claire Hannum | September 30, 2013 - 11:00 am

Here’s A First Peek At The D.C. Zoo’s New Baby Panda!

Not one of my friends alerted me to this (days-old) video of the National Zoo’s new baby panda with her mom, Mei Xiang. I had to find it myself on…

Jessica Wakeman | September 22, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Twin Baby Pandas Means Double The Cuteness

Jessica is out on vacation this week, and that’s left me to cover the amazingly cute panda cub beat. I don’t mind though, because these twin panda cubs, born at…

Julie Gerstein | August 31, 2013 - 9:00 am

Stop What You’re Doing And Watch This Baby Panda At The Taipei Zoo Suck Its Thumb

I don’t know what kind of week you’ve had, but I do know that you’ll feel a million times better than you do at right this moment if you watch…

Jessica Wakeman | August 9, 2013 - 1:20 pm

Beauty How-To: A Lesson In How To Do Panda Nail Art From Miss Pop!

Longtime readers of The Frisky will know two things for certain: one, it used to be a lot more fun around here when our girl Simcha Whitehill worked with us,…

Jessica Wakeman | July 7, 2013 - 11:00 am

Your Heart Will Melt: Mama Panda Plays With Baby

You don’t think there would be a baby panda video that I would keep to myself, do you? Wash your mouth out with bamboo! This here is a mama panda…

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2013 - 10:00 am

Can We Please Just Let Dogs Be Dogs?

Jessica sent me a link to an article about a trend in China where people dye their dog’s fur to look like another animal, probably thinking I would find it…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 22, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Pandas Weigh In On The “Feminist Homemaker” Debate

This week, the chattering classes have been embroiled in a debate about New York magazine’s cover story “The Retro Wife,” which explored feminists who choose to be stay-at-home-moms. I weighed

Jessica Wakeman | March 20, 2013 - 3:20 pm

I Need An 0.8 Inch Micro Crochet Mohair Panda

My big sister Allison egregiously aids and abets my panda obsession. She is the one responsible for almost all my panda crap, most of which sits on the bookshelf above…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2013 - 1:40 pm