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List of famous giant pandas
Famous giant pandas alive today
|Names||Birth date||Relationships||Current Location||Image|
|Bai Yun (F)||September 7, 1991||Mother of Hua Mei, Mei Sheng, Su Lin,
Zhen Zhen, Yun Zi, and Xiao Liwu
|San Diego Zoo|
|Bao Bao (F)||August 23, 2013||Mei Xiang (mother) Tian Tian (father) Tai Shan and Bei Bei (Brothers)||Wolong National Nature Reserve|
|Bei Bei (M)||August 22, 2015||Mei Xiang (mother) Tian Tian (Father) Bao Bao (sister) Tai Shan (brother)||National Zoo|
|Chuang Chuang (M)||August 6, 2000||Bai Xue (mother) and Xin Xing (father)||Chiang Mai Zoo|
|Da Mao (M)||September 1, 2008||Calgary Zoo|
|Er Shun (F)||August 10, 2007||Jia Panpan (son) and Jia Yueyue (daughter)||Calgary Zoo|
|Gao Gao (M)||1990 +/- 2 years (according to studbook)||Bai Yun (mate); father of Mei Sheng, Su Lin, Zhen Zhen, Yun Zi, and Xiao Liwu||San Diego Zoo|
|Gu Gu (M)||September 25, 1999||none||Beijing Zoo|
|Hua Mei (F)||August 21, 1999||Bai Yun (mother) and Shi Shi (father)||Bifengxia Panda Base|
|Jia Panpan (M)||October 13, 2015||Er Shun (mother), and Jia Yueyue (sister)||Calgary Zoo|
|Jia Yueyue (F)||October 13, 2015||Er Shun (mother), and Jia Panpan (brother)||Calgary Zoo|
|Lin Bing (F)||May 27, 2009||Lin Hui (mother) and Chuang Chuang (father)||Wolong National Nature Reserve|
|Lin Hui (F)||September 28, 2001||Tang Tang (mother) and Pan Pan (father)||Chiang Mai Zoo|
|Lun Lun (F)||August 25, 1997||Yang Yang (mate), and Mei Lan, Xi Lan, and Po (sons)||Zoo Atlanta|
|Mei Lan (M)||September 6, 2006||son of Lun Lun (mother) and Yang Yang (father)||Chengdu Panda Base|
|Mei Sheng (M)||August 3, 2003||Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father)||Bifengxia Panda Base|
|Mei Xiang (F)||July 22, 1998||mother of Tai Shan, Bao Bao and Bei Bei.||National Zoo in Washington D.C.|
|Po (F)||November 3, 2010||son of Lun Lun (mother) and Yang Yang (father)||Chengdu Panda Base|
|Su Lin (F)||August 2, 2005||Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father)||Bifengxia Panda Base|
|Tai Shan (M)||July 9, 2005||son of Mei Xiang (mother) and Tian Tian (father); brother of Bao Bao and Bei Bei||Bifengxia Panda Base|
|Tian Tian (M)||August 27, 1997||Yong Ba (mother) and Pan Pan (father) Children: Tai Shan, Bao Bao, Bei Bei||National Zoo in Washington D.C.|
|Tian Tian (F)||August 24, 2003||none||Edinburgh Zoo|
|Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan (M) and (F)||Tuan Tuan
September 1, 2004 |
Yuan Yuan August 31, 2004
|Tuan Tuan is son of Hua Mei||Taipei Zoo|
|Wang Wang (M)||August 31, 2005||none||Adelaide Zoo|
|Xi Lan (M)||August 30, 2008||Lun Lun (mother) and Yang Yang (father)||Chengdu Panda Base|
|Xiao Liwu (M)||July 29, 2012||Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father)||San Diego Zoo|
|Xian Xian (F)||June 12, 2017||Xian Gu (mother) and Bi li (father)||Ueno Zoo|
|Xin Xin (F)||July 1, 1990||Her mother is Tohui (she died 16 November 1993)
Her father Chia Chia is from the London Zoo (died in Mexico on October 13, 1991)
|Yang Yang (M)||September 9, 1997||Lun Lun (mate), and Mei Lan, Xi Lan, and Po (sons)||Zoo Atlanta|
|Yang Guang (M)||August 14, 2003||none||Edinburgh Zoo|
|Yuan Zai (F)||July 6, 2013||Yuan Yuan (mother) and Tuan Tuan (father)||Taipei Zoo|
|Yun Zi (M)||August 5, 2009||Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father)||Duijiangyang Panda Base|
|Zhen Zhen (F)||August 3, 2007||Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father)||Bifengxia Panda Base|
Deceased famous giant pandas
|Names||Birth date||Death date||Relationships||Location||Image|
|Basi (F)||1980||September 13, 2017||captured||Fuzhou Zoo|
|Chi Chi (F)||1957||July 22, 1972||captured||London Zoo|
|Chu-Lin (M)||September 4, 1982||April 29, 1996||Shao-Shao (mother) and Chang-Chang (father)||Madrid Zoo|
|Ling Ling (M)||September 5, 1985||April 30, 2008||Tong Tong (mate, died in 2000)||Ueno Zoo|
|Ling-Ling and Hsing-
Hsing (F) and (M)
December 30, 1992 |
Hsing-Hsing: November 28, 1999
|both captured, both like each other||National Zoo in Washington D.C.|
|Ming Ming (F)||1977||May 7, 2011||none||Xiangjiang Wild Animal World|
|Shi Shi (M)||1970s||July 5, 2008||rescued in Sichuan||San Diego Zoo, Guangzhou Zoo|
|Su Lin (M)||1930s||1938||captured||Field Museum of Natural History|
|Tao Tao (F)||1972||April 2, 2008||none||Jinan Zoo|
|Tohui (F)||July 21, 1981||October 16, 1993||Chia Chia (mate), Ying Ying (mother), Pe Pe (father), and Xin Xin (daughter)||Chapultepec Zoo|
|Xiang Xiang (M)||August 25, 2001||February 19, 2007||none||Wolong National Nature Reserve|
Many zoos and breeding centers in China house giant pandas. These include:
- Beijing Zoo – Home of Gu Gu. The zoo also housed Ming-Ming (d. 2011 May 7), the first panda born in captivity.
- Shanghai Zoo
- Bifengxia Panda Base, Ya'an, Sichuan, is home to US-born giant pandas Mei Sheng (M), Hua Mei (F), Tai Shan (M), Su Lin (F), and Zhen Zhen (F). It is also home to the Austrian-born Fu Long.
- Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chengdu, Sichuan – Twelve cubs were born here in 2006. It is also home to Japanese-born Xiong Bang (M) and US-born Mei Lan (M).
- China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda at the Wolong National Nature Reserve, Sichuan – Seventeen cubs were born here in 2006.
- Chime-Long Paradise Amusement Park, in Guangzhou, where three very rare panda triplets were born (all three have thus far survived) in July 2014
- Ocean Park, Hong Kong – An An (M), Le Le (M), and Ying Ying (F)
- Macau Giant Panda Pavilion – home to Kai Kai (M) and Xin Xin (M) of Chengdu origin
- Dalian Forest Zoo – home to Fei Yun (F), Cai Zhen (F) and Jin Hu (M) of Wolong origin
- Other places in Asia
- Taipei Zoo, Taipei, Taiwan – home to Tuan Tuan (M) and Yuan Yuan (F), and their offspring Yuan Zai (F).
- Chiang Mai Zoo, Chiang Mai, Thailand – home to Chuang Chuang (M), Lin Hui (F), and Lin Bing, a female cub born 27 May 2009.
- Adventure World, Shirahama, Wakayama, Japan – Until recently, it was home to Ei Mei (M), Mei Mei (F), Rau Hin (F), Ryu Hin and Syu Hin (M twins), and Kou Hin (M). In December 2006, twin cubs were born to Ei Mei and Mei Mei. Two cubs, Eiihin (M) and Meihin (F), were born to Rau Hin on 13 September 2008. Mei Mei, a mother of ten cubs, died on 15 October 2008.
- Oji Zoo, Kobe, Hyōgo, Japan – home of Kou Kou (M), Tan Tan (F)
- River Safari, a new park under Wildlife Reserves Singapore. Singapore received two pandas (Kai Kai and Jia Jia) in 2012.
- Taman Safari, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia
- Ueno Zoo, Taitō, Tokyo, Japan
- Zoo Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – home to Feng Yi (known as Xing Xing) (M), and Fu Wa (known as Liang Liang) (F) since 21 May 2014. A female cub was born on 18 August 2015.
- Adelaide Zoo, is home to Wang Wang (M) and Funi (F). They arrived on 28 November 2009, and went on display on 14 December. They are expected to stay for a minimum of 10 years, and are the only giant pandas living in the Southern Hemisphere.
- Berlin Zoological Garden, Germany is the former home of Bao Bao, which died in 2012 at the age of 34. He was the oldest male panda living in captivity at the time of his death and had lived in Berlin for twenty five years. He never reproduced.
- Tiergarten Schönbrunn, Vienna, Austria – home to Yang Yang (F) and Long Hui (M), born in Wolong, China in 2000 They gave birth to Fu Long (M) in 2007, Fu Hu (M) in 2010 and Fu Bao (M) in 2013. Fu Long, who has been relocated to China, was the first to be born in Europe in 25 years. On the 7. August 2016 twins were born: Fu Feng and Fu Ban.
- Zoo Aquarium, Madrid, Spain is the home of Bing Xing (M) and Hua Zuiba (F) since 2007. They gave birth to twin cubs on 7 September 2010. Another cub, Xing Bao (F), was born in 2013 and in September 2016 Chulina (F). The zoo was also the site of the first giant panda birth in Europe, Chulin (M) in 1982 whose parents, Shao Shao (F) and Chang Chang (M), arrived in 1978. Chulin (M, 1982) was the first panda to be born in captivity in the western hemisphere and by artificial insemination outside China
- The Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland – home to Tian Tian (F) and Yang Guang (M) since 4 December 2011.
- ZooParc de Beauval, Saint-Aignan, Loir-et-Cher, France – home to Huan Huan (F) and Yuan Zi (M) since 15 January 2012.
- Pairi Daiza, Cambron-Casteau, Belgium – home to Hao Hao (F) and Xing Hui (M) since February 2014; New born baby on 1 June 2016.
- Ouwehands Dierenpark, Rhenen, the Netherlands - home to Xing Ya (M) and Wu Wen (F) since April 2017.
- Ähtäri Zoo, Ähtäri, Finland - home to Lumi (Jin BaoBao) and Pyry (Hua Bao) since January 2018.
- Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City – home of Xiu Hua, born on 25 June 1985, Shuan Shuan, born on 15 June 1987, and Xin Xin, born on 1 July 1990 from Tohui (Tohui born on Chapultepec Zoo on 21 July 1981 and died on 16 November 1993), all females
- San Diego Zoo, San Diego – home of Bai Yun (F), Gao Gao (M), and Xiao Liwu (M)
- National Zoo in Washington, DC – home of Mei Xiang (F) and Tian Tian (M), and two cubs born to Mei Xiang: Bao Bao, born on 23 August 2013; and Bei Bei, born on 22 August 2015. By a long-standing agreement, Bao Bao departed for China on 21 February 2017.
- Zoo Atlanta, Atlanta – home of Lun Lun (F), Yang Yang (M), Xi Lan (M), and Po (F), born 3 November 2010 and twin female cubs Mei Huan and Mei Lun, born 15 July 2013
- Memphis Zoo, Memphis – home of Ya Ya (F) and Le Le (M)
- The Toronto Zoo and Calgary Zoo are hosting a pair of pandas named Er Shun (F) and Da Mao (M). The two pandas arrived in Canada at the Toronto Zoo in March 2013 (two months before the exhibit opened in May), and will spend 10 years in Canada, evenly split between Toronto and Calgary. For Toronto this will be the second set of pandas: Quan Quan (Female, died 2010 at Jinan Zoo at age 21) and Qing Qing (Female born Sept 9, 1984 and later at Wuhan Zoo and now at Chengdu Panda Base) were sent to the zoo for 100 days beginning in July 1985.
North American-born pandas
- Tohui (Tarahumara word for child), born 21 July 1981, died 16 November 1993, a female at Chapultepec Zoo, Mexico City, was the first giant panda to be born and survive in captivity outside China. Her parents were Ying Ying and Pe Pe.
- Hua Mei, was born 1999 in the San Diego Zoo and sent to China in 2004.
- Mei Sheng, born 2003 at the San Diego Zoo, sent to China 2007.
- Tai Shan, born 9 July 2005 at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, was sent to China in 2010.
- Su Lin was born 2 August 2005 at the San Diego Zoo and moved to China in 2010.
- Mei Lan, born 6 September 2006 at Zoo Atlanta, was sent to China in 2010.
- Zhen Zhen, born 3 August 2007 at the San Diego Zoo, was moved to China in 2010.
- Xi Lan, born 30 August 2008 at Zoo Atlanta, was moved to China in 2014.
- Yun Zi, born 5 August 2009 at the San Diego Zoo, was moved to China in 2014.
- Po, born 3 November 2010 at Zoo Atlanta
- Xiao Liwu, born 29 July 2012 at the San Diego Zoo
- Bao Bao, born 23 August 2013 at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, moved to China on 21 February 2017.
- Bei Bei and an unnamed twin were born 22 August 2015 to Mei Xiang at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. The smaller of the two cubs died on 26 August 2015.
- Twins Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue, born 13 October 2015 to Er Shun at the Toronto Zoo. The father is to be determined, but likely Da Mao.
- Mei Lun and Mei Huan
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