Bamboozled? Not Memphis Zoo, easily feeding pandas during pandemic

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Updated: May 20, 2020 4:49 PM CT | Published: May 20, 2020 3:11 PM CT

The Calgary Zoo is having to return its two giant pandas to China because of pandemic-caused logistics problems in getting enough bamboo. But the Memphis Zoo has its own bamboo farm as well as bamboo donors. 


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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey retired in January as a business reporter at The Daily Memphian, and after 40 years in journalism. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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