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Planned tourism routes to offer view of pandas in the wild

Most people who have seen live giant pandas have done so at a zoo. Some are lucky enough to visit panda breeding centers in Sichuan province.

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Bao Bao says ‘bittersweet’ bye bye to US

For Dennis Kelly, director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, seeing giant panda Bao Bao leaving for China on Tuesday was “bittersweet.”

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Bao Bao just herself at dumpling farewell

Bao Bao, the giant panda at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, did not disappoint at her Chinese dumpling farewell party on a frigid Thursday morning.

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Big bye-bye for Washington’s Bao Bao

The zoo announced in October that Bao Bao would return to China sometime this winter. Now it has announced farewell celebration events for fans from Feb 16-20.

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The monkey on all our backs

Of all 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, the monkey, while not enjoying the exalted status of the dragon or the tiger, is widely acknowledged to be closest to us humans.

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Panda cub Bei Bei near debut

Bei Bei, the National Zoo’s giant panda cub who was named by two first ladies – Peng Liyuan of China and Michelle Obama of the US – will be ready to meet visitors on Jan 16, 2016.

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