"About a third of the Legislature has signed a letter asking Chinese President Xi Jinping to consider loaning Washington state two pandas. [ . . . ] So far, 12 state senators and 31 state House members have signed the letter asking the Chinese president to consider loaning the state pandas, said Sam Hunt, D-Olympia, who has been working to gather signatures for the effort."
I am very happy to lend my support to this idea. Observing these animals in person would be educationally interesting to kids and adults alike. If we can find the proper facilities and veterinary staff, I hope China seriously considers the proposal.