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by queenie
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-06-25_231344.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Danica W June 21, 2019 We often get asked why giant pandas sit the way they do when they eat. When the pandas are kicked back enjoying bamboo, they either look extremely comfortable, or extremely uncomfortable (by human standards). Regardless of how it may a...
by queenie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

Happy Father's Day to all People Fathers & Panda Daddys like our Daddy Yang, Daddy Tian, & Daddy Gao (now in China) ~ Daddy Yang Celebrating Father's Day > :rh: :pan: 6-16-19 ZA Father's Day Yang 1.jpg ^ click 2X biggest ~ Daddy Yang 6-16-19 ZA Father's Day Yang.jpg ^ click 2X biggest ~ Daddy Yang ...
by queenie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-06-18_191818.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Danica W June 14, 2019 It is important that the animals here at Zoo Atlanta have positive relationships with all members of their care teams. This is why we put such a strong emphasis on giving the animals choice and control over their days, as well as the o...
by queenie
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-06-18_191548.jpg ^ click bigger Jen A June 12, 2019 Hi everyone! It’s been a while since my last update, and in wracking my brain on what comings and goings have been happening in PandaLand, I have realized that a pretty important detail has been left out. Don’t worry – all is well with the pa...
by queenie
Thu May 30, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-05-30_164438.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Danica W May 29, 2019 Just as quickly as shoot season arrived, it is officially over. Bamboo shoots are seasonal, arriving in the spring/early summer, and we fed the giant pandas the last of our supply a few days ago. We have begun offering mature bamboo aga...
by queenie
Mon May 27, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family
Replies: 110
Views: 5123

Re: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family

San Diego Zoo Gao Gao – a father of five cubs born at the San Diego Zoo – has been on loan from China as part of a long-term giant panda conservation program By Monica Garske Published Oct 30, 2018 at 3:14 PM https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Gao-Gao-Giant-Panda-Leaves-San-Diego-Zoo-Returns-to...
by queenie
Mon May 27, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family
Replies: 110
Views: 5123

Re: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family

San Diego Zoo's Giant Pandas Return Safely to China By Monica Garske 4 PHOTOS May 20, 2019 Published May 20, 2019 at 10:43 AM -- https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/california/Photos-San-Diego-Zoo-Giant-Pandas-Bai-Yun-Xiao-Liwu-Land-Safely-in-China-510116611.html NBC Los Angeles 4 On May 16, 2019, t...
by queenie
Sun May 26, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family
Replies: 110
Views: 5123

Re: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family

2019-05-26_143440.jpg ^ click 2X biggest :hug: ~ looks like happy WU :D 2019-05-26_132331.jpg ^ click 2X biggest ~ Wu in China :rh: Photo by China Giant Panda Conservation Research Center shared on NBC Los Angeles 4 2019-05-26_143420.jpg click 2X biggest ~ Mama Bai Yun, she looks good :rh:
by queenie
Sun May 26, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family
Replies: 110
Views: 5123

Re: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family

Our & Their Bears in China
2019-05-26_143538.jpg
^ click 2X biggest ~ Mama Bai in China, she looks her old happy self :rh:
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^ click 2X biggest ~ :hug:
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^ click 2X biggest ~WU, he looks well :rh:
by queenie
Sun May 26, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family
Replies: 110
Views: 5123

Re: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family

2019-05-26_214625.jpg ^ click 2X biggest https://www.kpbs.org/news/2019/may/01/zoos-giant-panda-friendship-wall-dismantled-pandas/ q.= I ditto blessing prayers in quotes below, to our panda's in China now, though physical wall was dismantled, we can build a new spiritual Friendship Farewell Wall, b...
by queenie
Sun May 26, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family
Replies: 110
Views: 5123

Re: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family

The 3 Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo are all back in their homeland China as of May 16 {Daddy Gao Gao as of October '18} , as a loan agreement was up in March ~ more photos & details to follow ~ :cry1: We wish them the very best, ~ in long continued happy lives :rh: :pan: ~ & we are so thankful to h...
by queenie
Thu May 23, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

Hi Judy, Thank you, I am glad you enjoy them too ~ this panda family has been so fascinating to me over the years ~ and Ya Lun & Xi Lun are still so playful & entertaining together ~ lil' huggie bears. :pan: :huggie: :pan:
by queenie
Thu May 23, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-05-23_185657.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Danica W May 20, 2019 We recently tried some new enrichment in our behind-the-scenes area for the giant pandas. One of the most challenging and rewarding parts of being an animal care professional is trying to constantly think of novel and engaging enrichmen...
by queenie
Mon May 13, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

Glad ZA put this 30 second-video {with sound} of Xi Lun & Ya Lun enjoying their bamboo shoots :bravo: :vid: 30 sec. https://www.facebook.com/ZooATL/videos/vb.59589668552/2629463587072319/?type=2&theater :hooray: 5-14-19 za video photos.jpg ^ click 2X bigge st There's a lot of chewing going on over ...
by queenie
Mon May 13, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-05-13_225243.jpg ^ click 2X biggest ~ Ya Lun on the left ~ Xi Lun on the right Danica W May 13, 2019 Giant pandas have been around for thousands of years. Some of the biggest threats that giant pandas face today, such as habitat fragmentation, didn’t become a problem until the agricultural and...
by queenie
Mon May 13, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-05-13_225300.jpg ^ click 2X biggest :D :rh: Jen W May 8, 2019 One thing you all might have noticed from your visits to Zoo Atlanta or the pictures we have shared is that the outdoor habitats, dayrooms and behind-the-scenes night areas all look pretty empty during bamboo shoot season! Without a...
by queenie
Mon May 06, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-05-06_215532.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Jen W May 3, 2019 *Sings* :%: It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Nope, not the holidays! Bamboo shoot season! We’ve mentioned it a lot lately, but words cannot accurately describe how much easier life is with giant pandas when you have delicious, juic...
by queenie
Mon May 06, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-05-06_215624.jpg ^ click 2X biggest :wub: Danica W April 29, 2019 Like Shauna mentioned in the last update, bamboo shoot season is upon us! We all (humans and giant pandas alike) love shoot season because the pandas are able to eat their fill and get a lot of naps in. Unlike other animals that...
by queenie
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-04-29_141316.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Shauna April 24, 2019 Shoots! We have finally begun to harvest bamboo shoots in large enough quantities that we can replace a significant portion of the giant pandas’ bamboo with shoots. As mentioned before, bamboo shoots are the young bamboo that pops out o...
by queenie
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

~~~Happy Easter to All~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~ :hooray: ~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2019-04-21_212916.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Shauna April 15, 2019 It’s been a little while since I’ve had the chance to train with Ya Lun and Xi Lun. While I was in PandaLand this week, I had the opportunity to do several sessions with the t...
by queenie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

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2019-04-12_213618.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Michelle E. April 1, 2019 Since I’m still fairly new to the giant panda team, I am still constantly having new experiences with seasonal panda behavior. The giant pandas have started eating the stalks of their bamboo a lot more lately. We call this behavior ...
by queenie
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-04-12_213638.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Kelly D April 8, 2019 Spring has officially sprung in Atlanta, which I’m sure everyone has noticed with all the pollen around. Spring is an exciting time for us because it means more fresh browse materials. Did you know that Yang Yang enjoys mulberry? More i...
by queenie
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

:rh: :pan: National Panda Day March 16 :pan: :rh: 2019-03-23_232000b.jpg ^ click bigger ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2019-03-23_230405.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Danica W March 11, 2019 Despite their laid-back lifestyles and calm behavior, the giant pandas remind us each and every day that they are indeed bears....
by queenie
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

Zoo Atlanta ‏ Mar 11 (information in March 11 update in next post) When was the last time you bit through a five-inch piece of bamboo? Giant pandas have some powerful jaws! (video courtesy of Danica W.) :vid: 25 second https://twitter.com/i/status/1105223203809570821 with sound ! 2019-03-23_230304.j...
by queenie
Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-03-03_222023.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Danica W March 1, 2019 We have seen a big increase in culming activity from all of the giant pandas recently. When we say “culming,” we just mean that they are also eating the hard stalk of the bamboo in addition to or instead of the leaves. Culming is great...
by queenie
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-02-27_111846.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Kelly D February 25, 2019 Have you been watching Panda Cam recently? If so, you may have noticed the twins being very playful lately. Ya Lun and Xi Lun recently decided to tag-team and show the “Firehouse Octopus” who was boss. Ya Lun attacked the enrichment...
by queenie
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family
Replies: 110
Views: 5123

Re: Giant Pandas at San Diego Zoo~Gao-Bai Yun-Wu Family

:wave: Karen, been AWOL off & on some, for a few things too ~ darling s'caps you shared :clap: & I don't always catch cubbie Wu
~ but here is sweet Mama Bai >
:cloud9:
2-7-19 sdz mama bai eating boo.jpg
^ click 2X biggest ~ Big-Boo Smiles :D
by queenie
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at the National Zoo ~ Bei Bei and Family
Replies: 86
Views: 4471

Re: Giant Pandas at the National Zoo ~ Bei Bei and Family

^ {from above update} Bei Bei! He now weighs 234 pounds —that is as much as an adult panda. Although he is now taller and longer than his mother, Bei Bei will continue to grow until he is approximately four years old. Pandas in Snow 2019 ~ Smithsonian's National Zoo 55 sec. :vid: of Bei Bei :rh: pl...
by queenie
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at the National Zoo ~ Bei Bei and Family
Replies: 86
Views: 4471

Re: Giant Pandas at the National Zoo ~ Bei Bei and Family

2019-02-14_012618.jpg ^ click 2X biggest ~ Mama Mei Xiang The shutdown didn’t shutdown giant panda playtime! During the past three-and-a-half weeks Tian Tian, Mei Xiang and Bei Bei have carried on with their daily routines, but without their usual human visitors during the day. Their keepers were h...
by queenie
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Pandas
Topic: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family
Replies: 131
Views: 6333

Re: Giant Pandas at Zoo Atlanta ~ Lun Lun-Yang-Ya Lun & Xi Lun Family

2019-02-18_230741.jpg ^ click 2X biggest Danica W February 11, 2019 If you read the last update, you saw that one of our Carnivore Team primary keepers, Kelly, has been training in on the giant panda and red panda routine. So that she could spend some time getting to know the pandas, I spent most o...

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