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

03/25/2013 11:59 EDT | Updated 03/25/2013 11:59 EDT
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'Kai Kai', a panda from China, yawns in its enclosure during a media preview at the River Safari in Singapore on October 29, 2012. Two giant pandas, aged four and five-years old and on loan from China for 10 years to the Wildlife Reserve Singapore (WRS) - the parent company to the city's Jurong Bird Park, Night Safari and Singapore Zoo, are being housed in a custom-built 1,500 square metre (16,145 square foot) enclosure costing 6.9 million USD within WRS's newest attraction, the River Safari, will open to the public for a special preview on November 29. AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN (Photo credit should read ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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!