Monday, July 28, 2008

What about the one-child policy?

Not surprisingly, some animals are more equal than others in China. Forced contraception and forced abortion doesn't apply to them uniformly:

4 panda cubs born at Chinese breeding center
Sun Jul 27, 9:48 AM ET

BEIJING - Four giant panda cubs were born within 14 hours at a breeding center in southwest China, a mini baby boom for the rare animals, a state news agency reported Sunday.

The births began Saturday at the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Center when 9-year-old Qiyuan, or Magic Luck, gave birth to female twins at 5:24 p.m. and 6:16 p.m., Xinhua News Agency reported, citing center expert Yang Feifei.



Alison said...

So what do you think would happen if they took the mother Pandas at each a different stage of pregnancy and cut them in half and then displayed them and their fetuses at Union Station calling it Pandas Revealed?

Curmudgeon said...

Excellent question, Alison.

Anonymous said...
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Curmudgeon said...

Begone, Anon!

James said...

China has a rapidly aging population. Who will take care of all these eldely people?