Giant Panda Bao Bao at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit David Galen for the National Zoo)

Giant Panda Bao Bao Moving to China Feb. 21

Giant panda Bao Bao will depart the Smithsonian’s National Zoo for China Feb. 21. FedEx, the Zoo’s official transport sponsor, will fly Bao Bao from Washington, D.C., to Chengdu, China. One keeper and one veterinarian will fly with Bao Bao to China. The panda team will continuously monitor Bao Bao during the trip and will travel with a supply of her favorite treats, including bamboo, apples, pears, cooked sweet potatoes and water. 

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