The Calgary Zoo is struggling to find a consistent supply of fresh bamboo to feed its two giant pandas on loan from China. Photo: Calgary ZooThe Calgary Zoo is struggling to find a consistent supply of fresh bamboo to feed its two giant pandas on loan from China. Photo: Calgary Zoo
The Calgary Zoo is struggling to find a consistent supply of fresh bamboo to feed its two giant pandas on loan from China. Photo: Calgary Zoo

Chinese giant pandas stuck in Canada as fresh bamboo supplies run low

  • The coronavirus pandemic has upended Calgary Zoo’s access to the fresh food, and their regional source is drying up
  • Pandas eat the plant almost exclusively and chew through about 40kg per day

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The Calgary Zoo is struggling to find a consistent supply of fresh bamboo to feed its two giant pandas on loan from China. Photo: Calgary ZooThe Calgary Zoo is struggling to find a consistent supply of fresh bamboo to feed its two giant pandas on loan from China. Photo: Calgary Zoo
The Calgary Zoo is struggling to find a consistent supply of fresh bamboo to feed its two giant pandas on loan from China. Photo: Calgary Zoo
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