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Want to cuddle pandas for a living? It's a real job.

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This is a job? In China, it is indeed. This is a job? In China, it is indeed.

Imagine being paid, to hug and pay attention to pandas all day long. The job does exist at, Giant Panda Protection and Research Center, located in Ya'an, Sichuan province, China. The title of the job is panda handler and provides very generous pay.

According to China Daily, the position pays 200,000 yuan, that works out to $32,000 a year. The job also came with a SUV to drive around, and free meals and accommodations. Organizers were quoted as saying, "Your work has only one mission: spending 365 days with the pandas and sharing in their joys and sorrows."

To read more details about the position (at this time it is no longer available) go to http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2014-05/12/content_17500239.htm

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