Tuesday, October 18, 2016

RIP Jia Jia, World's Oldest Captive Panda

Jia Jia (Ocean Park)

Jia Jia the panda was born in the bamboo forests in Sichuan province in 1978. Two years later she was taken to Wolong Panda Reserve as part of a panda breeding program. She arrived at Ocean Park, a theme park in Hong Kong, in 1999 and passed away there on Sunday at the age of 38.

More: Smithsonian

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