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Giant panda gifted by China dies in Taiwan zoo

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Tuan Tuan, one of two giant pandas gifted to Taiwan from China, died Saturday after a brief illness, the Taipei Zoo said. No cause of death was immediately given, but earlier reports said the panda was believed to have a malignant brain tumor, prompting China to send a…
bubmag
November 21, 2022
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Panda gifted at time of China-Taiwan warming dies in Taipei

Tuan Tuan, a panda given by communist China to democratic Taiwan more than a decade ago as a symbol of improving ties, died Saturday at the Taipei Zoo at the age of 18, officials said. Veterinarians at the Taiwan facility said Tuan Tuan had been ailing since August and suffered…
bubmag
November 20, 2022
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Chinese panda, gifted to Taiwan as a symbol of friendship, dies

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Tuan Tuan, one of two giant pandas gifted to the island by China in 2008 as a symbol of unity and friendship, died Saturday afternoon while in an induced coma, officials at the Taipei Zoo said. The 18-year-old male panda had grown increasingly frail and suffered a…
bubmag
November 20, 2022
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Inside the multimillion-dollar plan to bring back extinct Tasmanian tiger

Scientists in Australia and the US are launching a multimillion-dollar project to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction. The last-known member of the carnivorous marsupial species – officially known as a thylacine – died in a zoo in 1936, but researchers believe the creature could be recreated using stem cells…
bubmag
August 18, 2022
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Red Panda Found In Fig Tree After Escaping Australian Zoo

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A red panda that spent two days on the lam after escaping from an Australian zoo was recaptured Sunday after he was spotted hanging out in a fig tree in a nearby park. Named Ravi, the 7-year-old panda had arrived at Adelaide Zoo last week…
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August 15, 2022
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Escaped red panda will be shot out of tree with a dart

Escaped red panda shot with dart, drops out of treeZookeepers will today assess CCTV footage to discover how Ravi the red panda made his daring escape from Adelaide Zoo. SUBSCRIBE to see the video of the rescue There is more to this story But it’s a member-only story. Subscribe today…
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August 14, 2022
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Hong Kong mourns death of An An, world’s oldest male giant panda

An An’s deteriorating health, characterized by a severe decrease in physical activity and appetite, had been a source of concern for zoo staff for a few weeks. His condition worsened last Sunday, when he stopped eating altogether and developed high blood pressure. The panda was kept away from visitors the…
bubmag
July 22, 2022