Image of Asia: Feeding time for South Korea's newest panda


March 3, 2016 6:00PM (UTC)

In this photo by Lee Jin-man, a handler feeds 3-year-old Le Bao as he and a female giant panda are welcomed at a cargo terminal of the Incheon International Airport in South Korea. Le Bao and 2-year-old Ai Bao are resettling in South Korea on a 15-year loan from China. The loan followed a meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and South Korean President Park Geun-hye in 2014. China often loans pandas to other countries as a diplomatic gesture and for breeding purposes. The pair will live in South Korea's largest theme park, Samsung Everland, and will debut to the public in April.





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