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Amazing Tree Climbing Giant Pandas

In the refreshing autumn weather, the giant pandas at the Taipei Zoo begin doing outdoor activities.

On the days when the temperature is below 26-28℃ outside, slightly windy and without the sun blazing, Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan take turns going outside for a bit of fun. They love to climb on top of the newly planted tree and rest. Those of you who like the giant pandas are welcomed to come and see how adorable they are, and get a look at their amazing tree climbing skills.

It’s estimated that 1,590 giant pandas are left in the wild worldwide. Because of low reproductive rate, changes in the nature habitat and lack of food sources, this species is listed as “Endangered”. The general public who came to see the giant pandas at the Taipei Zoo pretty much had the same experience thus far, that all they saw was Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan either had their backs to the visitors, or were soundly asleep. Relative to this, Chen Yu-Yen, curator of the Giant Panda House, said that the Zoo gives the giant pandas fresh bamboos fives time a day – 9am, 11am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm and 6pm, so the best time for those of you who want to see Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan enjoying a meal would be before 10:00 in the morning or after 4:00 in the afternoon, for they may not climb out of bed during the remaining feeding times.

Autumn is the best time to go to the countryside; everyone is invited to the Zoo to join Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan for a bit of outdoor frolicking.