Ming Ming (giant panda)

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Ming Ming
明明
Species Giant Panda
SexFemale
BornMing Ming
1977
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Died (aged 34)
Guangdong Province, Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Known forWorld's oldest giant panda
Owner Wolong National Nature Reserve (1979-1986)
Dublin Zoo (1986)
Chengdu Zoo (1986-1991)
London Zoo (1991-1994)
Xiangjiang Wild Animal World (1994-2011)

Ming Ming (1977 – 7 May 2011) was the world's oldest giant panda. She died of kidney failure at age 34 at the Xiangjiang Wild Animal World in Guangdong Province. [1] [2] [3] [4] Her name translates from Chinese as "bright". [5]

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References

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  2. Daily News. New York http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011-05-17/news/29572604_1_oldest-panda-wild-pandas-london-zoo.{{cite news}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
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  5. "CEDICT/mdbg.net". mdbg.net. Retrieved 2016-06-21.