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Indonesia promises a happy home for Chinese pandas

  • Callistasia Anggun Wijaya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, September 29, 2017 | 07:12 am
Indonesia promises a happy home for Chinese pandas Journey’s end: Hu Chun, a giant panda, arrives at the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport cargo terminal in Jakarta on Sept. 28. The 7-year-old panda and her mate, Cai Tao, were brought from Chengdu, China, under a 10-year breeding loan program. They will be housed at Taman Safari Indonesia conservation park in Bogor, West Java. (JP/Seto Wardhana)

PREMIUM Indonesia is bracing for panda fever as the furry envoys from China, Cai Tao and Hu Chun, landed safely at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, on Thursday with a celebrity welcome from the government and representatives from the Chinese Embassy. The 7-year-old pandas, Cai Tao and Hu Chun, were greeted by Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya and the Chinese Embassy’s...