Chengdu is recruiting 6 global "Chengdu Pambassador , to let them meet the six existing world's most legendary giant pandas up close and take care of them. Yesterday West China City Daily reporter was informed by the "Global Recruitment for Chengdu Pambassador of the Chengdu Panda" event organizing committee that the giant pandas have been finalized, "Fortune", who now lives in Japan; the model for the Olympic mascot: "Jingjing"; and the Ambassador of "Earth Hour" Global Promotion, "Mei Lan"among others will be the 6 "star pandas".
The 6 Panda guardian angels will have the honor of taking care of them.
6 star Pandas are finalized
While the president of the United States of America is not allowed to hug "Mei Lan", the 6 "Chengdu Pambassador will have the opportunity to be intimate with the star giant pandas and even be able to actually take care of them.
Yesterday, the "Global Recruitment for Chengdu Pambassador of the Chengdu Panda" event organizers said that Chengdu will open a unique experience to the 6 "Chengdu Pambassador , they will have four rare opportunities, one of which is being close to the 6 most legendary existing giant pandas.
Currently, the 6 star pandas have been finalized: "Fortune", whom is in Japan recently; the model for the Olympic mascot "Jingjing"; the lightest of survival panda in captivity "Wuyi"; the Ambassador of "Earth Hour" Global Promotion, "Mei Lan"; "Shu Yun", who came riding on the clouds from the torch of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and "Gigi", whom was born on September 28th, 2009. It is reported that, after training, the six guardians will groom, feed, and even take photographs with them.
Crack the code of Giant Pandas with scientists
Why have giant pandas survived through the last ice age? Why have they settled down in Chengdu for generations? Black eyes, vegetarian, what secrets are hidden behind the appearances of the giant pandas? In addition to have close contact with 6 star pandas, the 6 "Chengdu Pambassador" from the world will explore and decipher the giant panda's life code with chief international Panda scientist Dr. Zhang Zhihe.
This year, Chengdu will take the first step on the reintroduction of giant pandas. The six guardians also will be the first to visit the giant panda reintroduction land: the "Chinese Panda Valley." After a good training, the guardians will also visit the home for giant pandas over 800 years - Dujiangyan Longxi - Hongkou National Nature Reserve.
The guardians are expected to be securely equipped to walk into the nature reserve, to set camp around 1,800 meters above sea level to explore the giant pandas traces, to study the bamboos that giant pandas eat, and to research the associated animal of the giant pandas.
News Links Tan Qiao participates in the "host family"
From August 31st to September 6th, Chengdu caught public attention by starting the request for the guardians "host families". Until 3 pm yesterday, Chengdu has had 136 families apply, and the famous TV host Tan Qiao is among them. Tan Qiao said, as long as Chengdu can show its style to the world, he and his family are very happy to join, "I am sure to show warm hospitality, inviting them to enjoy the hot pot and other foods in Chengdu." It is reported that the 12 host families will be given 700 yuan per day (7 days) by the activity s organizers.