Posts tagged "pandas"

Bei Bei The Panda Cub Makes An Adorably Sleepy Debut!

Folks in Washington D.C finally got their first in-person glimpse of little Bei Bei, the giant panda cub who is in residence at the Smithsonian National Zoo.

Until…

Katrin Higher | January 17, 2016 - 11:30 am

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…

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…

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,…

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
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