This is a sad trend. Mary picks these out, you know, and lately there’s been a notable lack of chelicerae, chitin, slime, and compound eyes in this series, and now she’s found red pandas to be irresistible. If she doesn’t stop, you’re going to think this is Jerry Coyne’s blog or something.
Darn it. I have to keep suppressing the “squee” noises in my throat, and it hurts.