Wild Panda Killed for Meat: Chinese State TV

Ten people in China have been arrested, suspected of killing and dismembering a wild giant panda and selling its meat, Chinese state television reported. Police found the panda's skin, bones and 22 pounds of meat when they raided a house late last year, CCTV reported. Two of the people arrested were brothers who told police they were hunting for an animal that killed their goat. They said that when thy found the animal in a tree, they shot at it, and when it fell, they realized it was a giant panda. DNA tests showed the panda was an adult female, according to CCTV. "How can people be so heartless toward such adorable animals?" one user said on social media. There are only about 1,800 wild pandas left in China.

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