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panda provisions:

from bamboo groves to panda mouths

 

Keeper Milton Tierney hauls cut bamboo back to the truck

Every Monday morning, two zoo staff members drive out to Fort Washington to pick up a week's supply of bamboo for the pandas. The amount they cut down varies; according to zookeeper Milton Tierney, 52, above, they generally haul anywhere from 100 to 200 stalks per trip. 


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