The red panda cub who was adopted by one of the zookeeper's cats after being rejected by its mother has died, according to the posting on Amsterdam's Artis Zoo website. The reason for its death is suffocation due to milk in the lungs.
Want to know why humans take such a shining to pandas, those black and white furry eaters of bamboo?
There may be an answer to that pressing question.
USA Today's Mike Carney discovered a NPR interview with a leading panda researcher at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in China.
BBC reporter James Renolds just hit upon a couple of the reasons why the number of pandas are dwindling.