Panda Researchers Dress Up to Help Cubs

Chinese scientists don panda costumes to minimize cubs' contact with humans.
1:47 | 11/29/11

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As you know giant pandas are among the world's most -- -- -- and endangered animals and the Chinese Government decided that they would be better off out in the real world returned to the wild. If they never had human attachments. So what's the solution ABC's David Wright and such -- China. Put on a panda suit himself. They are adorable. Almost extinct. So the Chinese scientists working hard to preserve the giant pandas have come up with them unusual way to keep -- company. Through like a giant Halloween custom black and white fluffy costumes and tailor made for China's long panda research center complete with bugs -- Her. -- in the -- -- saying yes I have what do you make of it that's funny -- can -- hey you know whatever works right and that a complete the event. -- they -- mistake me for a giant panda. Believe it or not this season other researchers actually dress whenever they handle one of their panda cubs. They hope and a few years to release this -- into the wild they don't want him to grow too attached to humans and mimic her about it so earnestly. -- there -- and -- you know I think it's it's an interesting way of knowing about that. I feel that they still can smell a person no matter what they look like. Probably so this little four month old does seem to be slightly unsettled by his Teddy bear doctors. You think it'll help those granted if and when there ever released aria the last human contact they have the better chance we'll have -- -- -- released a silly scene. In the service of -- worthy cause. David Wright ABC news at -- -- long panda research center. And -- one time.

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