This Park Lets You Hug Pandas

After you make a very large donation, of course.

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Forget about that giant stuffed panda sitting in the corner of your bedroom — now you can hug the real thing.

The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China, which attracts more than one million visitors a year, offers panda-lovers the opportunity to give one of its pandas a quick squeeze for a hefty “donation” of about $330. You have to wear gloves, shoe covers and bright blue protective clothing, but if you’re lucky, the panda might even sit on your lap.

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