Pandas so useless they just look at delicious kid who fell into enclosure

www.theregister.co.uk | 4/6/2019 | Staff
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Three years ago, internet memelords united under the clarion call "Dicks out for Harambe". The 17-year-old gorilla was shot and killed on 29 May 2016 after snatching a toddler at Cincinnati Zoo.

Which was fair enough, seeing as the enormous ape could have snapped the kid like a twig – but that didn't stop (often faux) outrage over his death reaching viral proportions.

Things - Bit

In 2019, things have chilled out a bit.

Witnesses fearing a repeat scene in China when a child fell into a panda enclosure really had nothing to worry about – because the bumbling bears just kind of... acknowledged her.

Visitors - Chengdu - Research - Base - Giant

Visitors to the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province on Saturday "watched in horror", according to the South China Morning Post, after the tot tumbled about two metres into a pen.

As can be seen in the clip above, there is a sense of concern for the girl as a curious panda strolls up to see what's occurring. While a staff member tries to fish the kid out with a flimsy-looking pole, another reluctantly gets of its arse and ambles over with absolutely zero urgency.

Panic - Keeper - Barrier - Girl - Reaction

The panic is palpable as the keeper leans through the barrier to pull the girl up, but the most visible reaction from the critters is when...
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