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Pandas preparing to leave China

Pandas Tian Tian and Yang Guang are preparing for the journey from China to their new home in Edinburgh Zoo.

Edinburgh Zoo is undergoing a transformation in anticipation of the new arrivals.

The pandas will be flown 5,000 miles in a specially liveried cargo plane.

The animals will be under the custodianship of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland at Edinburgh Zoo.

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