Chinese zookeeper cares for baby pandas wearing panda suit

A 4-month old female giant panda cub is photographed at the Giant Panda Conservation Center at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

CHINA (WIVB) – This job’s specifications are pretty “black and white”. This zookeeper in China puts on a fuzzy panda suit to help teach cubs how to live in the wild.

Human interaction can hinder a panda’s chance for survival once it’s released. The suit helps prevent the cubs from experiencing stress, since they feel like its their real mother. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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