Jiao Qing und Meng Meng finally got to meet the public in their new home, Berlin Zoo. But they’re not only meant to wow the crowds. Andreas Knieriem wants to make visitors think about their everyday actions and how those affect the environment.
Ahead of the G20, Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Berlin to celebrate the arrival of two giant pandas. The bears will be on view to the public at the Berlin Zoo starting Thursday.
Berlin Zoo's new star attractions landed in the German capital. Meng Meng and Jiao Qing, two Chinese giant pandas, will be introduced to the public next week by Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Chinese pandas have made their way to Berlin. How sweet! Or not? Best-selling German writer and philosopher Richard David Precht believes our relationship to animals is contradictory.
Berliners may be gruff, but as Tamsin Walker found out at one of the oldest zoos in the world, the city's affection for its bears, be they polar or panda, is as real as it is historic. And that is not all she discovered.
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