Panda holds a keeper’s leg – level 3

24-09-2014 15:00

A zoo keeper in China has made a new friend after a giant panda cub refused to let go of his leg.

The adorable moment was caught on the Chinese research centre’s CCTV on August 12th.

Just as the keeper is about to close the gate at the enclosure in southwest China, the cute little cub grabbed onto his leg.

The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding has the mission of continuing research and conservation efforts to protect the endangered species.

Globally, there are more than 370 pandas which have been bred in captivity, while an estimated 1,600 pandas remain in the wild.

Difficult words: cub (young bear), refuse (to avoid stopping something), CCTV (security camera), enclosure (area which is surrounded by a barrier), captivity (in a place with people).

Source: www.ondemandnews.com

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