Chinese Researchers Wear Panda Suits To “Rewild” Growing Panda Population
Photojournalism is often a serious endeavor, requiring those in the field to possess an artist’s eye, an editor’s sound judgment–and in China, apparently, a panda suit. As the country begins the process of rewilding panda populations–or re-introducing the bears, whose populations are rising, to their natural habitats–it’s taking the utmost precautions to make it such that the bears have as little contact with humans as possible. Thus the panda suit that TIME photojournalist Adam Dean had to wear when taking photos of the country’s national animals. “Pandas destined for the wild will be less likely to gravitate toward humans if they don’t see people in people clothes,” fellow TIME employee Hannah Beech wrote. Read more at TIME.
Tropical Instagram Photos Will Cure Your Winter Blues
In January, the average low temperature in New York City is 27 degrees Fahrenheit. In Philadelphia, it’s 26. In Chicago, 18. But in Bora Bora? 86. And that’s not to mention the radiant sunshine, picturesque palm trees, or water so turquoise it doesn’t even look real. Be it Bora Bora, Bali, or beyond, these tropical Instagram photos will help get you through the bitter winter cold.