By Kim Bellware
Beer drinkers are picking up the tab on a year’s worth of meals for a zoo’s red panda.
Chicago-based DryHop Brewers has teamed up with the Lincoln Park Zoo for a new beer called “I’m Not A Racoon.” A dollar from every pint sold will help buy the bamboo that feeds Tarrei, the zoo’s 11-year-old male (and raccoon-like) red panda, Tarrei.
Tarrei’s appetite costs about $4,500 a year, the zoo said in a statement.
The brew, a Red Saison, took inspiration from Tarrei’s diet with bamboo and mulberry leaf flavorings.
Source: Huffington Post Green