The wait is almost over, as Edinburgh Zoo’s giant pandas prepare for their highly anticipated public debut next Friday.

With less than a week to go until panda fans can visit Tian Tian (‘Sweetie’) and Yang Guang (‘Sunshine’), Edinburgh Zoo is making final preparations to ensure the visitor experience is world-class.

To meet the excited crowds, the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has recruited The Panda Patrol – a troupe of 14 trained helpers who will guide visitors through the exhibit, having spent weeks swotting up on panda facts, behaviour and biology.


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