Panda Pop: From Jefferson Airplane to Owl City, More Panda Songs Than You Could Possibly Imagine

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Did you know there were countless songs about pandas? Neither did we!

At least not until we dug around looking for a soundtrack to the arrival of two giant panda bears on loan from China. They'll stay at the Toronto Zoo for five years and then be re-located to Calgary for the same length of time.

So in honour of the cuddly creatures' Canadian visit, here are 11 songs named after pandas by everyone from the Beastie Boys to Xiu Xiu.

Panda Songs!
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