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Watch a Panda ‘Attack’ a Video Camera

Too cute to bear

There is always a live-stream at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China’s Sichuan province, and this week, 30 seconds featuring a panda cub lunging (playfully) at a video camera has been captured and shared by China’s largest newspaper People’s Daily. Perhaps this cub swatted away the lens because it was fed up with the constant surveillance and just wanted a little bit of privacy? We will never know. But the footage of the bear, and its playmate, is good viewing for a Friday (or any) afternoon.

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