Reality TV World People News   Ratings News   Scheduling News   Application News   Spoiler News
Show Updates   Features & Interviews   Image Gallery   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > OTHER ENTERTAINMENT NEWS > Quirky NEWS

Farmer 'fortunate' to be bitten by panda


UPI News Service, 03/19/2012 

Liu Yunkang, a farmer in China's Sichuan province, says she considers being bitten by a wild panda a fortunate accident.

ADVERTISEMENT
Liu, thinking the panda may have been injured, was bitten as she and another farmer tried to guide the animal down a mountain so villagers could help it, China Daily reported Monday.

The panda became nervous, turned and bit Liu's left leg when she got a bit too close and touched the animal on its head Friday. The panda then lumbered into a nearby forest.

"I am fortunate to have been bitten by China's national treasure that people from around the world come a long way to see," the 59-year-old Nanyue farmer said.

A check at a clinic indicated the wound was made by two teeth and was not serious.

"And I used to think pandas were docile," Liu said.

Not quite, Zhao Zhilong, bureau chief of the Longxi-Hongkou animal preserve, told China Daily. Pandas can be very powerful when attacked.

"They can kill a sheep with their bite," Zhao said. "In Liu Yunkang's case, the panda was very tender."

Judging by the bite, Zhao said the panda likely was an adolescent.


DISCUSS AND COMMENT ON THIS STORY
Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box.


Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.


Copyright 2012 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any repr








Take Our User Survey





Page generated in 0.037187099456787 seconds
About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed