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Housing Giant Pandas

With the average house price in Scotland currently hovering at around £160,000, Tian Tian and Yang Guang are two very lucky pandas, sitting pretty in a panda pad that has so far cost almost £300,000 to design, build and maintain.

Two Giant Pandas

But what does it take to provide a serene and comfortable environment for two very important pandas?
Constructed in 2011, Edinburgh Zoo's giant panda enclosure is located between Penguin Rock and the Monkey House and covers an area, excluding walkways and bamboo garden, of almost 850 square meters.

Map of Edinburgh Zoo showing where the panda house is located