Posts Tagged ‘Butterstick’

Morning Roundup: One Less Panda Edition

Sometime around 8, Tai Shan entered a FedEx container and headed out to Dulles. I hope he took 123 to the Toll Road, rather than stay on 66, which is a killer! He will be flying back to China as part of a deal under which they sell us cheap power tools for the foreseeable [...]

Photos: Tai Shan’s Last Day

More after the jump.

Photo: Goodbye Butterstick

The Friday Limerick Review

Some hubbub Bill Turque has attracted
(The post that he wrote was redacted)
Give readers some credit
Acknowledge the edit!
Don't hope that the public's distracted
Now Metro's board got a new chair
And newbies with fantastic hair
But that isn't all
They've stemmed the shortfall
By adding a dime to the fare
Well, Butterstick, what a good run
Your time in D.C. is near [...]

Chinese Zoo Accused of Abusing Tai Shan’s Grandma

A Chinese zookeeper has been suspended for denying food to Yong Ba, the elderly giant panda who birthed the National Zoo's Tian Tian (otherwise known as our beloved Butterstick's aloof father/sperm-donor). The keeper and a souvenir shop were involved in a scheme that forced 25-year-old Yong Ba to pose for photos with visitors. After she [...]