Meet Genghis, the Eye-Patched Panda

pandatime1Mel Bailey

Dolphins in Gowanus, seals in Rockaway, and now pandas in the East Village.

Panda Diplomacy, the pop-up surf-wear shop on East Sixth Street, has unleashed a sleuth of eye-patched pandas on the neighborhood. (Fun fact: sleuth is the technical term for a family of pandas.) According to a rep, they’re there to hand out discount cards and “spread panda love and share their joy with the community.”

So look out for bear hugs.