1,000 in China, 1 in America

January 1993
U.S. News & World Report;1/11/93, Vol. 114 Issue 1, p6
Announces the sudden death last week of 23-year-old Ling-Ling, a giant panda that had gained national attention at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Only 95 giant pandas remain in zoos; Hsing-Hsing is the only one left in America; Roughly 1,000 live in the wilds of China; The unsuccessful courtship of Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing; Five of Ling-Ling's babies died; The 20th US anniversary of the two pandas was celebrated last year.


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