via Greg Laden
Unlike koalas, pandas are actually bears (Family Ursidae) – which mean they are equipped with sharp teeth and claws (but so are koalas, so I’m not sure where I’m going with this…)
Anyway, some poor guy breaks into a panda enclosure for a “cuddle”. The bear bit him several times and was sent to hospital.
Panda’s obviously aren’t going to be the mascot for the next “Free Hugs” campaign.
Not the same attack, but shows you that a panda doesn’t need to know kung fu to beat you up: