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    Former French President Reveals Previous Panda Attack

    Geo Beats

    by Geo Beats

    A former French president reveals he was previously attacked by a panda.

    Panda bears are unbelievably adorable, but evidently they can be quite ferocious at times.

    The former French president, Valery Giscard d'Estaing recently revealed a little secret. He claimed to have once hopped into a panda’s cage to test his courage while visiting a zoo in Paris.

    That decision didn’t turn out to be a wise one. The animal reportedly pounced on him, requiring workers' help in subduing the creature.

    A spokesperson at Edinburgh Zoo shed some light on the mammal stating “Although not particularly aggressive by nature, pandas do have this potential and are very territorial animals.”

    The now 87-year-old Giscard d'Estaing’s story about the incident sparked laughter among his audience.

    Other than at zoos around the world, pandas are normally found in the bamboo-filled forests of China.

    They can reach anywhere from four to six feet in length and can weigh up to 250 pounds.

    Have you ever seen a panda?