Those are Puppies?

07/31/2009

AP dog nurses panda If you think those pups look a little strange, you're not alone.  Turns out they're not dogs at all, but baby red pandas that were abandoned by their mom shortly after their birth at the Taiyuan Zoo in China. 

Maternal instinct can be a strong thing, and luckily for these baby red pandas, zoo keepers were able to find a local farm dog who was more than willing to take them in and nurse them.

Here's what the little pandas will look like all grown up.

Photo courtesy of Associated Press.


David Mizejewski is a naturalist with the National Wildlife Federation. His goal is to inspire others to appreciate the wonders of nature. Meet David >
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