For Release: December 16, 2011
Communications Office (202) 633-3055
The Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park will announce a generous gift that funds the giant panda program for five years. Animal experts have also witnessed the first signs of breeding season: Tian Tian (male panda) is “power walking.” Speakers will discuss details of the new 2012 breeding plan. Giant pandas will be in their outdoor habitats.
Monday, Dec. 19
Giant Panda Habitat, outdoor exhibit
(Park in Parking Lot D at the bottom of the Zoo)