Post Profile

The world's oldest panda in captivity dead at 38

Last Sunday, the world’s oldest panda in captivity passed away. Jia Jia spent her final day at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park, which was home for the last 17 years of her life. At 38, she had far surpassed the natural life expectancy for pandas, becoming a kind of national celebrity and making her death that much harder for locals to bear. Jia Jia first came to Hong Kong in 1999.
read more

See more about: Jia Jia Hong Kong

Related Posts

Giant Panda Jia Jia Celebrates 37th Birthday And 2 Guinness World Records

News : The Two-Way

Jia Jia, who lives at a Hong Kong amusement park, became the oldest panda ever living in captivity and the oldest panda currently living in captivity. In human terms, Jia Jia would be more than 100.

World’s Oldest Panda Jia Jia Turns 37, Set To Break Record For Panda Longevity

News : The Inquisitr - News

Meet Jia Jia, a giant panda living at Hong Kong’s Ocean Park theme park. Jia Jia is not just another giant panda. At 37-years-old she is currently the world’s oldest giant panda. Jia Jia was born in 1978 in China and was later gifte...

World’s oldest panda celebrates with cake and bamboo. Happy Birthday Jia Jia!

Lifestyle / Green Living : Inhabitat

Celebrations took place Tuesday July 28 at the Ocean Park Center in Hong Kong as their oldest Giant Panda, Jiu Jiu turned 37 and her place in the Guinness Book of World Records as not only the oldest living panda in captivity, but t...

World's oldest Panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Reuters Environment Blog

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The oldest giant panda living in captivity, 38-year-old Jia Jia, was euthanized in Hong Kong after rapidly deteriorating health over the past two weeks, her owners Ocean Park said on Sunday.

Hong Kong's Jia Jia set to take title as oldest ever panda in captivity

China / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

Ocean Park Hong Kong's long-time resident panda Jia Jia will turn 37 this summer, making her the next Guinness World Record holder for the oldest panda in captivity. [ more › ]


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC