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Giant Panda Playtime Doesn’t End Well For Snowman

Posted By on December 22, 2016 in Written Content | 0 comments

Giant Panda Playtime Doesn’t End Well For Snowman

Toronto Zoo’s giant panda, Da Mao, is known for his love of snow. He takes full advantage of Toronto’s winter weather by slipping and sliding down snowy hills and making the most of his freshly powdered habitat.

This year, his keepers built him a snowy companion  but the friendship didn’t last long.

According to a YouTube video’s description, zookeepers built the snowman for Da Mao “for enrichment.” But what starts off as playtime quickly ends in destruction.

Watch as he plays with, or rather disassembles, their creation,” the zoo wrote.

Eight-year-old Da Mao is one of two pandas at the Toronto Zoo. Most remaining wild pandas live in temperate mountain ranges in China, but Da Mao has adapted well to the cold climate of Toronto.

Good news for Da Mao. Bad news for snowmen.

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/panda-snowman-da-mao_us_585b2916e4b0de3a08f424d4