Basi (giant panda)
Basi was the original model of ‘Panpan’, the mascot for the first Asian games (in China, 1990). She died at 8:50am on September 13, 2017 at the age of 37. The Straits Giant Panda Research and Exchange Center in Fuzhou, where she lived, held a memorial in her honour.
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