Keepers take care of giant panda Bao Bao at the Dujiangyan base of the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 23, 2017. Bao Bao, a giant panda born in the United States, will stay in quarantine for a month at the base. (Xinhua)
Photos>> U.S.-born panda Bao Bao arrives in China's Sichuan
Backgrounder: Why giant pandas around world have to return to China?
NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Born and raised in the United States, Bao Bao, a 3-year-old giant panda, fails to become a U.S. citizen and has arrived in China on Wednesday.
Unlike the U.S. citizenship policy for people, which stipulates that one becomes a U.S. citizen if he/she is born on the U.S. territory, the citizenship of giant pandas observes another policy.Full Story
China welcomes U.S.-born panda home
CHENGDU, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- After a 16-hour flight, American-born panda celebrity Bao Bao arrived home in southwest China Wednesday night, apparently looking well.
The FedEx Boeing 777 Freighter, painted with picture of a giant bamboo-eating panda, landed at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in Sichuan Province at 7:10 p.m. local time.Full Story
China Focus: Life ahead of overseas-born panda back home
CHENGDU, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- American-born giant panda Bao Bao will arrive in southwest China's Sichuan Province Wednesday night (Beijing time).
Bao Bao was born on Aug. 23, 2013 at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D. C.Full Story