Chinese teacher sought by … panda

Source: tvnz.co.nz

In the cuter side of today's news, I found an article about Mei Lan - a three year old American-born giant panda - who is arriving in China this week. Since Mei Lan has only ever heard English before, zookeepers at the Chengdu Panda Centre (Sichuan province) are advertising for a Chinese tutor to familiarize the panda with the language and "teach her basic phrases".

I'm not sure exactly how this is going to help Mei Lan, but I suppose learning a second language is never a disadvantage!

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