December 14, 2010:
Researchers at a panda reserve in Wolong, China needed to bring a four-month-old panda cub in to their research base to perform some tests on it. In order to prevent the cub from seeing the human form when it was captured and while the tests were being administered, the researchers dressed up in giant panda suits. Because we wouldn't want the li'l tyke should get freaked or anything.
Game and Story Use
- NPC encounter: a biologist studying animals in the wild who dresses up like them to gain their acceptance
- Yes, it still sounds silly. But we can run with that.