These things are irresistible.
The eastern United States got hammered pretty badly by winter storm Jonas over the weekend. Quite understandably so, nobody was thrilled that they got dumped on with huge amounts of snow (which killed at least 25 people).
Belgian researchers are examining the excrement of giant pandas to try to understand how they can digest tough bamboo, hoping for clues on how to develop new generations of biofuel.
The oldest giant panda ever in captivity has savoured a vegetable and bamboo ice cake in celebration of her 37th birthday.
Very few pandas are born each year, but even fewer of the fragile cubs stay alive.