Mei Xiang is Born

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Summary

Mei Xiang, the Smithsonian National Zoological Park's female giant panda, is born at the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda, Wolong, Sichuan Province.

Subject

  • Mei Xiang
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.) Panda House
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

National Zoological Park's Web site, Panda Section, 2011

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

July 22, 1998

Topic

  • Animals
  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Habitat conservation
  • Wildlife
  • Births
  • Mammals
  • Giant panda
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Endangered species

Place

China

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