Le Le enjoyed his morning pre-breakfast snack of sugar cane, enjoyed training for his second favorite treat, apples, then settled back to enjoy grazing on his bamboo for the day. He loved his hand-fed biscuit treats and having keepers bring him fresh bamboo whenever he was hungry. His favorite enrichment was the scents we would leave him. When keepers gave him blankets or sheets with strong scents, he rubbed his face on the fabric and rolled around in them. Le Le's laid-back personality greatly contrasted Ya Ya's outgoing nature.
Over the last 20 years, there have been 21 areas of research focused on pandas. The Memphis Zoo has collaborated with over 45 scientists and conservationists, including over a dozen colleagues in China representing nine Chinese academic or governmental departments.