The most adorable job in the world is also the least rewarding job in the world: teaching panda cubs how to climb a tree. The little pandas really can't manage it, and there's no way to encourage them because they're pandas, a species immune to all forms of human encouragement.
Zoo Atlanta finally got around to naming its panda twins yesterday, so let this serve as your formal introduction to Mei Lun and Mei Huan. Mei Lun wants to be an astronaut one day, but Mei Huan already shows signs of not living up to his full potential and has vague plans to start an Internet squee company. Or…
In this Monday Sept. 23, 2013 photo, staff members arrange panda cubs in a crib for photos at the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base in Chengdu, in southwest China's Sichuan province. Fourteen panda cubs were shown to the public at the base on Monday. (AP Photo)