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Twitter Bits: Drone Pandas and Giant Fireballs


Hell of a news week over here in China, where there’s never a dull moment. In fact the moments are illuminated by all kinds of things. Like drone light shows:

That drone panda is legit cool. In even brighter news, the city of Shangri-La (renamed that from Zhongdian in 2001 to increase tourist appeal) in northwestern Yunnan province got a fiery surprise earlier in the week: an actual “fireball with energy equal to 540 tons of TNT”:


In news that feels less conspicuously like the opening of a dystopian sci-fi flick, here are lemurs enjoying mooncakes:

Aww. Happy Mid-Autumn Festival guys!

Cover image: Xinhua

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