You You

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You You
SexMale
BornJune 23, 1988 [1]
Ueno Zoo, Japan
DiedMarch 2004 [2]
Beijing Zoo, China

You You (Chinese :悠悠; June 23, 1988 - March 2004) was a male giant panda [3] born by artificial insemination [4] in the Ueno Zoo in Japan. [5] His parents are Fei Fei and Huan Huan. [6]

In 1992, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Normalization of Sino-Japan Diplomatic Relations, the Ueno Zoo exchanged You You with Ling Ling from the Beijing Zoo, and You You thus came to settle in the Beijing Zoo. [7]

In March 2004, You You died at the Beijing Zoo in China.

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