London Zoo Loans Male Panda to NZP

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Summary

The London Zoo's male panda, Chia-Chia, comes to the National Zoological Park in hopes that he and the National Zoological Park's female panda, Ling-Ling, will produce and offspring.

Subject

National Zoological Park (U.S.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," March 1981, p. 1.

Contact information

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

Date

March 5, 1981

Topic

  • Loans
  • Endangered ecosystems
  • Giant panda
  • Endangered species

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