On this day, Paul, Miki and all of us traveled to the Panda Breeding Center in Chengdu. If time would have allowed, we would have preferred to see the Wolong Nature Reservce instead. The eight hour bus ride stopped us from going there. The Panda Breeding Center was set up in 1987 and has bred and raised over 88 giant pandas. We were told we could hold a panda for around $100 US dollars. So we went with the idea we would each do it. A once in a lifetime chance was how we viewed it. But instead, we were told $180; too rich for our wallets. Thus we never got the chance. It was a bummer. We did get very close to a bunch of Red Pandas and enjoyed interacting with them over the Giant Pandas. We spent over a hour just hanging out with the Red Pandas. They are very sweet, soft animals.
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