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Panda Er Shun (Adrian Wyld/CP)

Calgary’s pandas are getting desperate. They need a flight home.

The pandemic snarled supply chains that delivered fresh bamboo to the Calgary Zoo. Now, as a mysterious domestic supply in B.C. dries up, the zoo is frantically trying to send the pandas back to China.
The Panda twins gear up for their first birthday on October 13th. The Toronto Zoo has celebrations for Giant Pandas all week that include photo booths, colouring stations and viewings of the twins.

Inside the private lives of the Toronto Zoo’s giant pandas

298 pages of zoo medical records reveal the stress of pandas living—and giving birth—in a human-controlled environment