Panda gets special feast for Duanwu Festival in SW China

As the Dragon Boat Festival approaches, some animals in Yunnan Wild Animal Park are getting "Zongzi," the festival's special food, as snacks.

The "Zongzi" for Maozhu the giant panda certainly looked delicious, as staff mixed fruit with juice and honey, and shaped the mixture into triangles just like regular "Zongzi." According to workers at the park, located in Kunming City of southwest China's Yunnan Province, Maozhu really enjoyed the snack as the bear finished them quickly without trying anything else.

The staff of the zoo also prepared special Zongzi for giraffes, red pandas and ring-tailed lemurs, all made from their favorite fruit and vegetables.

The Dragon Boat Festival is also known as the Duanwu Festival in China.

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