1,600 papier-mache pandas are in town

Remember my previous post about 1,600 papier-mâché pandas travelling to Hong Kong? Well, they have arrived now and they are the talk of the town!

I have not had time to see them for myself, so all these pictures are from the SCMP, who did a great story about them a few days ago:

Panda with a rose

They have checked in at the airport and have already visited a few of the city’s landmarks, including the Big Buddha on Lantau…

Pandas at the buddha

… the Clock Tower in TST …

Pandas at the TST clock

… at the Ma Wan Beach …

Pandas at the beach

… and of course, the Star Ferry …

Pandas on the ferry

The pandas will be on display at the former police married quarters in Central from June 25 to July 17. If you are interested, you can also ‘adopt’ a panda and bring him/her home for a fee of 200-450 HKD, and the money will go to the WWF Hong Kong for a good cause (to protect the real-life pandas).

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