Postcards from Readers: Portrait in black and white

The photographer: Ray Wong of Sacramento

Behind the lens: This photo was taken at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding located in Chengdu, China. Chengdu is famous for pandas and hot & spicy Sichuan cuisine. I spent three days volunteering at the research base, caring for and learning about giant pandas. The pandas are eating bamboo, the staple in their diet.

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