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Jul 21 Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing at National Zoo

Jul 21 Giant Panda "Ling-Ling" Gives Birth

 

Jul 21 Giant Panda "Ling-Ling" Gives Birth

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Year: 
1983
Month: 
july
Day: 
21
Date: 
Thu, 1983-07-21

The National Zoological Park's Giant Panda Ling-Ling gives birth to the first Giant Panda born in the United States. While the male cub died approximately three hours after its birth, this significant birth of an endangered mammal species renews the Zoo's hope of future successful births.