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Crowds flock to see baby panda on first day

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By Harumi Ozawa

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I've been to Tama zoo and it's well worth a visit. There is much more space for the animals (and the humans!) and greenery than Ueno zoo, which I find an utterly depressing place. Because of the size (and hilliness) of Tama zoo it can be quite a gruelling day if you have small children with pushchairs. Kasai Rinkai Koen is also a good day out.

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Personally, I think the Red or Lesser Panda is cuter than the Great Panda.

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I’m opposed to zoos and have never visited one

there are a few good ones like Austrialia zoo, where you can experience nature-like environments. It is great for kids to understand nature’s wonder.

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Are panda of the bear family but why are people so crazy with the panda but not the bear, I don't understand.

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I do not get this panda obsession.

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Ever think they might want to be extinct, forcing them to reproduce when actually their time is over. Met many fans of this and that and 1 year latter they are fans of that and this. I would suggest 250,000 Disney Passport holders.

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@kniknak I've visited Fuji Safari Park. Went in mid summer, was baking hot and everything was asleep. Think I saw a pheasant on the way out.

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It is amazing how so many people are easily influenced by the media.

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Are panda of the bear family but why are people so crazy with the panda but not the bear, I don't understand.

where i live in Kansai, people hunt bears. their meat is fatty, so good for winter and costs about 10000 yen. i love all animals, so I'm shocked. i played with a pet bear a while ago. love em.

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Are panda of the bear family but why are people so crazy with the panda but not the bear, I don't understand.

I agree. Bears are my favorite animals. Wouldn't mind dying fighting one (claws or jaws) of one either. Pandas, not so much. Lazy vegetarians that can't screw enough to save it'a own species.

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Quarter of a million Japanese are fans of a baby panda?

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