Panda nannies! - SupChina

Panda nannies!

This panda nanny wears a full panda costume to play with panda cubs at the Wolong National Nature Reserve in southwest China’s Sichuan Province.

Human attachment might reduce the pandas’ survival rate once they’re released…

…hence the panda costume!

According to the World Wide Fund for Nature, there were 1,864 giant pandas alive in the wild in China as of 2015.

Jia Guo

Jia Guo is from the coastal city of Qingdao. She has an M.A. in multimedia journalism from NYU and has worked at Facebook and Bloomberg TV in New York City.