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Pandas World Tour – Taipei 1600貓熊世界之旅-臺北 Part 2: Black Bear Brigade

Formosan black bears join the parade at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

Formosan black bears join the parade at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall.

Recently I posted about hundreds of paper pandas coming to Taipei.  The final stop for Pandas World Tour – Taipei 1600貓熊世界之旅-臺北 is at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, but this time they’ve brought 200 paper Formosan black bears with them.  Though the exhibition is almost identical to the earlier one at Taipei City Hall, there are a few differences that stand out.  Check out some pictures from my visit.

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Pandas World Tour – Taipei 1600貓熊世界之旅-臺北: Cuteness Strikes

Pandas on parade in Taipei.

Pandas on parade in Taipei.

Now that the yellow duck has left Taiwan’s shores, the country is in dire need of a new adorable animal.  Pandas have swiftly filled that gap, with the baby panda Yuan Zai finally being available to the public in December and now 1,600 paper-mache pandas have made their home in front of Taipei City Hall as part of Pandas World Tour – Taipei 1600貓熊世界之旅-臺北.  Created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, the pandas have finally made their way to Asia.  Check out some of my pictures from this multi-stage exhibit.

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