Giraffe: Some zoologists think that the giraffe's pattern is for camouflage. Many people have reported mistaking a giraffe for an old dead tree. When the tree walked away, they realized that it was a giraffe.

Peggy Scott, Associate Editor

Weaning Xiao Liwu: Conflict over Calories

Weaning Xiao Liwu: Conflict over Calories

February 4th, 2014

Suzanne Hall

Over the last week or so, we have allowed our giant panda mother-cub pair access to more space to see what kind of behavioral pattern develops. We’ve watched Bai Yun and Xiao Liwu closely during this time, both with formalized behavioral observations and informal sessions by keepers and staff.

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