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Ähtäri Zoo’s snow panda couple Lumi (Snow/Jin BaoBao) and Pyry (Snowfall/Hua Bao) arrive at the Helsinki Airport on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

The pandas are transported from the plane in boxes with windows. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

Panda smile. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

 

Panda greets the audience. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

After traveling 6,500 kilometers from Dujiangyan Panda Center in China to Helsinki, the pandas started their journey to Ähtäri Zoo in a truck. Lumi and Pyry will appear for the visitors for the first time on Saturday, February 17. Picture: Tony Öhberg for Finland Today

 

Ähtäri Zoo is located in the middle of Finland.

Tony Öhberg