Nikky and I were in Berlin last week, and visited Zoologischer Garten Berlin. I got to see a giant panda, which has been my favourite animal since childhood. Sadly, on Monday the zoo’s second giant panda “Yan Yandied. Visiting zoos is always bittersweet; we also saw a gorilla that was for all intents and purposes, crying, which was particularly affecting, and sorta made me never want to go to a zoo again.