China’s Hu Lends Pandas to Australia – AFP

From AFP:

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China agreed to send two giant pandas to Australia Thursday at a meeting between Prime Minister John Howard and President Hu Jintao ahead of an Asia-Pacific summit.

Wangwang, a two-year-old male panda and Funi, a one-year-old female, will spend 10 years at Adelaide Zoo as part of a breeding program to ensure the survival of the endangered bears, Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said. [Full Text]

September 6, 2007 6:06 PM
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