It’s home to dozens of the animals which, in the summer humidity, mostly lay in their grassy habitats and crunch bamboo. A fact Brown noted.
The governor and the chairs of the California Air Resources Board and Energy Commission also split off for a private opportunity to hold a baby panda behind closed doors.
Brown had this verdict: "Well, very good. These pandas are very cute, very interesting. They remind me of my dog Colusa."
At the end of the tour, the Panda Base staff gifted the governor a book about--of course--pandas.