I voted best animal ever. Pandas are awesome because they have the makeup of a carnivore but they're to lazy to hunt. They're like should I chase that tasty rabbit? Nah, fuck it, I'll just lay here and eat more of this convenient bamboo.
Chengdu, in the Sichuan province of China. There's a wonderful breeding and research center there. I will say when you get up close and see their claws and teeth, you start to remember the "bear" is in their name for a reason. But the Mrs. and the kids weren't scared, so uh, neither was I.