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Panda Faked Pregnancy for Extra Bamboo

 
Panda Faked Pregnancy for Extra Bamboo
Posted Thursday, August 28th 2014 @ 11am  by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

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(NEWSER) – A panda research center in China called off what would have been the first-ever live broadcast of a panda birth after determining that panda Ai Hin wasn't pregnant—just crafty.

Pregnant pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding get special treatment, and while some "phantom pregnancies" among pandas are hormonal, experts suspect Ai Hin was faking symptoms, including reduced mobility, to get herself treats like extra bamboo, CNN reports.

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