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Being A Panda Nanny Seems Bearable [VIDEO]

A 46-day-old baby giant panda sleeps on its bed at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province Oct. 18, 2012. (REUTERS/Stringer) A 46-day-old baby giant panda sleeps on its bed at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Sichuan province Oct. 18, 2012. (REUTERS/Stringer)  

China has posted a job that doesn’t seem to have too much pandamonium: being a panda nanny. The Giant Panda Protection and Research Center in China’s Sichuan is recruiting worldwide for caretakers for their panda cubs, according to Fast Company.

The job entails taking care of the pandas and raising awareness of conservation. It started out as a volunteer position, but they decided to create a paid position (the number of openings is unknown). The salary is 20,000 yuan, or about $32,500, and food and accommodations are provided.

They’re looking for people at least 22 years old with good writing and photography skills, and ”you need perseverance for this job,” said an organizer. “We expect that the applicants will be mainly white-collar workers from big cities. They are used to eating whatever they want, but inside the giant panda base, the choices will not be plentiful.”

Over 100,000 people have already applied, and the search process will end July 15 so hurry and apply if you want the pawsitively wonderful job of cuddling with baby pandas.