Giant Panda News
1st panda born in France gets name from China, first lady
Chinese dignitaries and France's first lady have named the first baby panda born in France Yuan Meng, which means "the realization of a wish" or "accomplishment of a dream."
Marine Corps drill instructor sentenced for abusing recruits
To be index and a Marine Corps drill instructor sentenced to ten years in prison for abusing recruits. A military jury handing out punishment to gunnery sergeant Joseph Felix convicted of abusing recruits in boot camp at Parris island. Authorities say Felix specifically targeted three Muslim
Basi the world's oldest giant panda in captivity dies at 37
The world's oldest captive giant panda Basi has died, her keepers in Fuzhou, southeast China announced Thursday. "With a heavy heart, we solemnly announce today that giant panda star Basi died at 8:50am at the age of 37," an official from the Straits Giant Panda Research and Exchange Centre in
World's oldest giant panda dies at 37
Basi the panda died at the Strait Panda Research and Exchange Center of Fuzhou in China on Thursday.
Tokyo Zoo's baby panda passes 60-day milestone
The unnamed cub is the daughter of the zoo's resident giant panda, Shin Shin.
Giant panda birth makes history
In China, for the first time, a captive-bred giant panda that mated in the wild has given birth.
Playful pandas rewrite the rules of basketball
Panda sisters Panyue and Yanhui find nothing but the bottom of the net as they explore new playground equipment at China's Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda.
Giant panda adorably falls out of trees
This is how nearly 2-year-old giant panda named Bei Bei spends summer Fridays at the Smithsonian National Zoo.
President Xi, Chancellor Merkel meet pandas in Berlin
Two days before the start of the G-20 summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping and German Chancellor Angela Merkel opened a new panda compound at the Berlin Zoo for two giant pandas that China is lending to Germany as a token of friendship.
3 adorable panda cubs born in China
Northwest China just got three new, very cute residents. Three panda cubs were born in China at Shaanxi Rare Wild Animals Rescue and Breeding Research Center last week. They now weigh 11.2 ounces, according to the center, and are all healthy. Their mother, 14-year-old Yang Yang, is not a first-time