List of giant pandas

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Famous Giant Pandas No Longer Alive[edit]

Names Birth date Death date Relationships Location Image
Chi Chi (F) 1957 July 22, 1972(1972-07-22) captured London Zoo
Chi Chi, Giant Panda, London Zoo, Camden, taken 1967 - geograph.org.uk - 738608.jpg
Chu-Lin (M) (1982-09-04)September 4, 1982 April 29, 1996(1996-04-29) Shao-Shao (mother) and Chang-Chang (father) Madrid Zoo
Ling Ling (M) September 5, 1985 April 30, 2008(2008-04-30) Tong Tong (mate, died in 2000) Ueno Zoo Ling Ling at Ueno Zoo.jpg
Ling-Ling and Hsing-

Hsing (F) and (M)

Ling-Ling (1969)
Hsing-Hsing (1970)
Ling-Ling (1992)
Hsing-Hsing (1999)
captured, both like each other National Zoo in Washington D.C.
Shi Shi (M) 1970s July 5, 2008(2008-07-05) rescued in Sichuan San Diego Zoo, Guangzhou Zoo
Su Lin (M) 1930s 1938 captured Field Museum of Natural History Ruth Elizabeth Harkness and Su Lin.jpg
Tao Tao (F) 1972 April 2, 2008(2008-04-02) none Jinan Zoo
Xiang Xiang (M) August 25, 2001 February 19, 2007(2007-02-19) none Wolong National Nature Reserve

Famous Giant Pandas Alive Today[edit]

Names Birth date Relationships Location Image
Bai Yun (F) (1991-09-07) September 7, 1991 (age 25) Mother of Hua Mei, Mei Sheng, Su Lin,
Zhen Zhen, Yun Zi, and Xiao Liwu
San Diego Zoo Bai yun giant panda.jpg
Bao Bao (F) (2013-08-23) August 23, 2013 (age 3) Mei Xiang (mother) Tian Tian (father) Tai Shan and Bei Bei (Brothers) National Zoo

China

Bao Bao Tree.jpg
Basi (F) 1980 (age 36–37) Fuzhou
Bei Bei (M) (2015-08-22) August 22, 2015 (age 1) Mei Xiang (mother) Tian Tian (Father) Bao Bao (sister) Tai Shan (brother) National Zoo Littlecutepandabeibei.jpg
Chuang Chuang (M) (2000-08-06) August 6, 2000 (age 16) Bai Xue (mother) and Xin Xing (father) Chiang Mai Zoo Panda ChiangMaiZoo humarkus.jpg
Da Mao (M) (2008-09-01) September 1, 2008 (age 8) Toronto Zoo
Er Shun (F) (2007-08-10) August 10, 2007 (age 9) Jia Panpan (son) and Jia Yueyue (daughter) Toronto 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 Gao Gao Panda.jpg
Gu Gu (M) 2000 (age 16–17) none Beijing Zoo
Hua Mei (F) (1999-08-21) August 21, 1999 (age 17) Bai Yun (mother) and Shi Shi (father) San Diego Zoo

 Bifengxia Panda Base

Panda eating Bamboo.jpg
Jia Panpan (M) (2015-10-13) October 13, 2015 (age 1) Er Shun (mother), and Jia Yueyue (sister) Toronto Zoo
Jia Yueyue (F) (2015-10-13) October 13, 2015 (age 1) Er Shun (mother), and Jia Panpan (brother) Toronto Zoo
Lin Bing (F) (2009-05-27) May 27, 2009 (age 8) Lin Hui (mother) and Chuang Chuang (father) Chiang Mai Zoo Lin Bing 2009-08.jpg
Lin Hui (F) (2001-09-28) September 28, 2001 (age 15) Tang Tang (mother) and Pan Pan (father) Chiang Mai Zoo Panda at ChiangMai zoo-KayEss-1.jpeg
Lun Lun (F) (1997-08-25) August 25, 1997 (age 19) Yang Yang (mate), and Mei Lan, Xi Lan, and Po (sons) Zoo Atlanta Lunlun.jpg
Mei Lan (M) (2006-09-06) September 6, 2006 (age 10) son of Lun Lun (mother) and Yang Yang (father) Zoo Atlanta Atlanta Zoo Panda.jpg
Mei Sheng (M) (2003-08-03) August 3, 2003 (age 13) Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father) San Diego Zoo

 Bifengxia Panda Base

Mei Sheng.jpg
Mei Xiang (F) (1998-07-22) July 22, 1998 (age 19) mother of Tai Shan, Bao Bao and Bei Bei. National Zoo in Washington D.C. 1002AB03-MeiXiang.jpg
Po (F)[1] (2010-11-03) November 3, 2010 (age 6) son of Lun Lun (mother) and Yang Yang (father) Zoo Atlanta
Su Lin (F) (2005-08-02) August 2, 2005 (age 11) Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father) San Diego Zoo

 Bifengxia Panda Base

Su Lin giant panda bear cub at the San Diego Zoo.jpg
Tai Shan (M) (2005-07-09) July 9, 2005 (age 12) son of Mei Xiang (mother) and Tian Tian (father); brother of Bao Bao and Bei Bei National Zoo in Washington D.C.

 Bifengxia Panda Base

Giant Panda Tai Shan.JPG
Tian Tian (M) (1997-08-27) August 27, 1997 (age 19) Yong Ba (mother) and Pan Pan (father) Children: Tai Shan, Bao Bao, Bei Bei National Zoo in Washington D.C. Giant Panda 2004-03-2.jpg
Tian Tian (F)[2] (2003-08-24) August 24, 2003 (age 13) none Edinburgh Zoo Tian Tian.JPG
Tuan Tuan and Yuan Yuan (M) and (F) Tuan Tuan (2004-09-01) September 1, 2004 (age 12)
Yuan Yuan (2004-08-31) August 31, 2004 (age 12)
Tuan Tuan is son of Hua Mei Taipei Zoo Taiwan pandas after earthquake.JPG
Wang Wang (M) (2005-08-31) August 31, 2005 (age 11) none Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda eating Bamboo.JPG
Xi Lan (M) (2008-08-30) August 30, 2008 (age 8) Lun Lun (mother) and Yang Yang (father) Zoo Atlanta
Xin Xin (F) (1990-07-01) July 1, 1990 (age 27) 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)
Chapultepec Zoo Panda-chapultepec.jpg
Xiao Liwu (M) (2012-07-29) July 29, 2012 (age 4) Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father) San Diego Zoo Xiao Liwu im San Diego Zoo - Foto 2.jpeg
Yang Yang (M) (1997-09-09) September 9, 1997 (age 19) Lun Lun (mate), and Mei Lan, Xi Lan, and Po (sons) Zoo Atlanta Yang yang panda.JPG
Yang Guang (M)[2] (2003-08-14) August 14, 2003 (age 13) none Edinburgh Zoo
Yuan Zai (F)[3] (2013-07-06) July 6, 2013 (age 4) Yuan Yuan (mother) and Tuan Tuan (father) Taipei Zoo Yuan Zai Taipei Zoo.jpg
Yun Zi (M) (2009-08-05) August 5, 2009 (age 7) Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father) San Diego Zoo Yun Zi - Baby Giant Panda - IMG 1683 (4305507667).jpg
Zhen Zhen (F) (2007-08-03) August 3, 2007 (age 9) Bai Yun (mother) and Gao Gao (father)  San Diego Zoo

Bifengxia Panda Base

In Zoos[edit]

Asia

China
Tai Shan in June 2007

Many zoos and breeding centers in China house giant pandas. These include:

Other places in Asia

Australia

  • 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.[24]

Europe

Long Hui at Vienna Zoo
  • Berlin Zoological Garden, Germany is the former home of Bao Bao, which died in 2012 at the age of 34.[25][26] 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,[27] and Fu Hu (M) in 2010.[28] Fu Long, who has been relocated to China, was the first to be born in Europe in 25 years.[27] On the 7. August 2016 twins were born.[29]
  • 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.[30] Another cub, Xing Bao (F), was born in 2013 and in September 2016 Chulina (F).[31] 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[32][32][33]
  • The Edinburgh Zoo, Scotland – home to Tian Tian (F) and Yang Guang (M) since 4 December 2011.[34]
  • ZooParc de Beauval, Saint-Aignan, Loir-et-Cher, France – home to Huan Huan (F) and Yuan Zi (M) since 15 January 2012.[35]
  • Pairi Daiza, Cambron-Casteau, Belgium – home to Hao Hao (F) and Xing Hui (M) since February 2014; New born baby on 1 June 2016.[36]
  • Ouwehands Dierenpark, Rhenen, the Netherlands - home to Xing Ya (M) and Wu Wen (F) since April 2017. [37]

North America

Bai Yun, at San Diego Zoo, has given birth to 5 cubs in captivity and is considered one of the most successfully reproductive captive pandas.

North American-born pandas

Yun Zi, second son to Bai Yun
Xiao Liwu, third son to Bai Yun
  • 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.[56]
  • Hua Mei, was born 1999 in the San Diego Zoo and sent to China in 2004.[40]
  • Mei Sheng, born 2003 at the San Diego Zoo, sent to China 2007.[40]
  • Tai Shan, born 9 July 2005 at the National Zoo in Washington, DC,[57] was sent to China in 2010.
  • Su Lin was born 2 August 2005 at the San Diego Zoo and moved to China in 2010.[40]
  • 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.[40]
  • Xi Lan, born 30 August 2008 at Zoo Atlanta, was moved to China in 2014.[48]
  • Yun Zi, born 5 August 2009 at the San Diego Zoo, was moved to China in 2014.[40]
  • Po, born 3 November 2010 at Zoo Atlanta[48]
  • Xiao Liwu, born 29 July 2012 at the San Diego Zoo[40]
  • Bao Bao, born 23 August 2013 at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, moved to China on 21 February 2017.[58][45][46]
  • Bei Bei and an unnamed twin were born 22 August 2015 to Mei Xiang at the National Zoo in Washington, DC.[59] The smaller of the two cubs died on 26 August 2015.[42]
  • 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.[60]
  • Mei Lun and Mei Huan[61]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  31. ^ "Nace una osa panda en el Zoo de Madrid". El País. 
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Su Lin San Diego Zoo --- Daughter of Bai Yun and Gao Gao

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