China suggests giant pandas could return to US by end of 2024

China reaffirmed on Friday that the United States could reintroduce giant pandas by the end of the year, as long as the two countries can coexist peacefully. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi made the announcement Friday at a commemorative ceremony marking the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United […]

China promises return of giant pandas to California in 2024

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced that giant pandas will return to the United States, especially California, by the end of the year. The statement was made at a celebratory dinner in Beijing commemorating the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and China. The giant panda's return to California […]

Xi Says China Will Send More Pandas To American Zoos

Jiaoqing, one of two Chinese pandas, is seen during a welcoming ceremony at a zoo in Berlin on July 5, 2017, as the German chancellor and Chinese president visit their grounds. Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and unveils pandas Mengmeng and Jiaoqing, which were lent to the Berlin Zoo from […]

President Xi: China will send more giant pandas to the US

Chinese President Xi Jinping suggested late Wednesday that China would send a new panda to the United States, calling it a “messenger of friendship between the Chinese and American peoples.” In a dinner speech with business leaders, President Xi said, “We are ready to continue cooperating with the United States in protecting pandas, and will […]

Farewell to the National Zoo’s Giant Pandas after 23 Years

National zoo three giant pandas After spending 23 years at a zoo in Washington, D.C., he left for China. Mei Xiang, Tian Tian and their baby, Xiao Qizi, were crammed into a large wooden box and taken to Dulles International Airport in northern Virginia on Wednesday to board a FedEx Panda Express Boeing 777F. The […]

3 giant pandas leave DC’s Smithsonian National Zoo for China, ending 50-year run

The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is without giant pandas for the first time since 1972 after three of them departed on a 19-hour flight to China on Wednesday. “Goodbye and Bon Voyage” was the message from Chinese diplomats given to three pandas on loan from China and living in the capital. The female […]

Giant pandas to leave the National Zoo in D.C. for China earlier than expected

Three giant pandas from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington, D.C., will return to China a little earlier than planned, the zoo announced in a statement Wednesday. “Giant pandas Mei Xiang, Tian Tian, ​​and Xiao Qizi will depart for China by mid-November,” the National Zoo posted on X (formerly Twitter). “Plan your visit or tune […]


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