World Wildlife Fund’s Paper Mache Pandas Head to Bangkok

World Wildlife Fund’s Paper Mache Pandas Head to Bangkok

Bangkok will soon host 1,600 paper mache panda sculptures to raise awareness about conservation of the endangered species.

The number of paper pandas represents the total population of the animal left in the wild.

The sculptures which were made by French artist Paulo Grangeon will be displayed at several locations around the Thai capital from Mar.

3 to Apr.

10.

Each is about 30 centimeters tall and is made from recycled materials.

All the paper pandas, will be offered for adoption for 600 baht or just under $17 once the exhibition ends.

All the proceeds will be donated to the World Wildlife Fund in Bangkok.

This is the first time the paper sculptures will be going to Thailand.

The pandas have toured all over the world from France, the Netherlands, and Italy, to Taiwan and Hong Kong among over 20 countries.

Nearly a 100 exhibitions have been staged since 2008.

For NewsBeat Social, I'm Christelle Koumoué.

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