In China's Sichuan province died, the oldest male Panda in the world named "pan pan". During his life, "pan pan" was adopted over 130 children and grandchildren, according to Chinese state media. Zookeepers love recalled his "energy and vitality" in 1990-e years when he gave birth to the first Panda cub.
His family now lives in zoos around the world, in California, United States, Chiang Mai in Thailand and even all the way in Edinburgh, Scotland. "Pan pan" was 31 years old when he died. Panda practically do not breed in captivity, the female is fertile for no more than 3 days a year, and pregnancy can last up to 200 days. But "pan pan" helped China to restore the population of pandas.
Speaking on CNN, representative on the conservation of pandas and research center in Sichuan province, China stated that "pan pan" was found in the wild, making it more "wild" than the other pandas. "He had a strong physique. "Pan pan" was very fast and agile when he was young," he said. ""Pan pan" brought hope to the center. In the group lethargic, weak, Panda "pan pan" stood out. He was always full of energy and vitality." Lately health "pan-pan" sharply deteriorated. He lost the ability to move and hunt. The medical staff did everything they could, but his time is up," reads the statement.
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