The Chapultepec Zoo in central Mexico has moved Shaun Shaun a 23 year old female panda to the Guadalajara Zoo in western Mexico. There are a couple of articles covering this story each covering different information about the zoos and Shaun Shaun."Shuan Shuan was born in the Zoo on 15 June 1987. She is a sibling to Xiu Hua. Xin Xin ("hope" in Chinese) was conceived via artificial insemination and was born in the Zoo on 1 July 1990. Her mother is Tohui (she died 16 November 1993) and her father is Chia Chia from the London Zoo" ...source: Wikipedia
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Giant Panda Arrives at Mexican Zoo
Latin America Herald Tribune
Shuan Shuan, one of 35 pandas living in captivity outside China, will remain at the Guadalajara Zoo until January 2011 in a 900-sq.-meter (9,670-sq.-foot) pavilion built especially for her and decorated with symbols from ancient China, that species’ country of origin. (continue reading by clicking here)
There was even a ribbon-cutting ceremony to greet the special visitor to its temporary new home.
But Shuan Shuan, the giant panda at the center of all the fuss, just chomped away on his bamboo shoot and stared back at the gawking eyes and photographers’ lenses with the nonchalance of a seasoned celebrity. (Continue reading by clicking here)