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Study : Low Metabolism Lets Pandas Survive on Bamboo
Offbeat  (tags: wildanimals, endangered, Giant Panda, bamboo, low metabolism )

Naoko
- 1414 days ago - the-japan-news.com
Giant pandas eat vegetables even though their bodies are better equipped to eat meat. So how do these black-and-white bears from the remote, misty mountains of central China survive on a diet almost exclusively of a low-nutrient food like bamboo?
Kyoto Hidden Stories / Great Inventor Edison Prized Shrine's Bamboo
Offbeat  (tags: science, Edison, electric bulb, Kyoto, bamboo, lightbulbs )

Naoko
- 1465 days ago - the-japan-news.com
The Edison monument in the bamboo forest at the Iwashimizu Hachimangu shrine in Yawata, Kyoto Prefecture. The monument is polished until the shrine maidens can see themselves in it.
Seattle Sending Elephants Bamboo and Chai to Oklahoma City Zoo
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, zoo, Bamboo, Chai )

Angie
- 1546 days ago - msn.com
The Woodland Park Zoo announced Friday that it will send its two endangered Asian elephants, Bamboo and Chai, to the Oklahoma City Zoo on a long-term loan so they can be part of a larger, multigenerational herd.
Springtime for Bamboo
Offbeat  (tags: bamboo, eco-friendly, springtime, food, prolific )

Naoko
- 1864 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Few plants are as useful as bamboo. A member of the grass family, it is fast growing and very prolific given the right growing conditions, which makes it eco-friendly too.
Thatched Spring in Setagaya
Offbeat  (tags: Edo Period, Setagaya, Tokyo, farmhouses, thatched, walk, takeuma, traditional, spring, bamboo, shrine, museum )

Naoko
- 3344 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
To slough off winter sluggishness and get into step with spring, I set a course from Seijo Gakuen-Mae on the Odakyu Line to Judaibori Minkaen - a compound of late Edo Period (1860s) thatched farmhouses in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward - and ending at Futako Tama
   

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